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The prayer wheel

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Resource #: 67760 (URL for reference)

  • The prayer wheels (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Religious Artifact, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Chukha

Keywords: Cham, Chhukha, Chukha Dzong, people, Tsechu


by Dawa Tshering

The prayer wheels are religiousely placed not only near temple or monastries but also in the schools and institutions, house, Chorten and anywhere. This is to accumulate ones positive deeds in this generatrion and next. Thich image is at the corridor of Chhukha High School.

Associated Resources

This resource was provided by Shejun (Documentation of Bhutan's Oral Cultures sponsored by Arcadia). The copyright holder is Shejun (only private uses permitted).

Resource type: Image

Photographer: Dawa Tshering

Photograph Date: 31/Oct/2014

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