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wooden phallus

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Resource #: 68618 (URL for reference)

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Tibet and Himalayas: Bamboo Architecture, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Khar

Keywords: carpet, knees, Phallus


by Sherig Dentshog

It is a phallus kept on the carpet and is a tool for the Acharas. It is in a curve shape and it was most probably shown to the people by Acharas and making amazing joke. We can see Acharas knees in the image.

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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: Sherig Dentshog

Photograph Date: 15/Oct/2014

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