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The couple Achara

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Resource #: 68619 (URL for reference)

  • Achara (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Lha, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Khar

Keywords: Bowl, Cymbal, incense, Phallus, table


by Sherig Dentshog

Two couple of Achara are sat inside the room. Male Achara is in half naket dress but woman Achara was in full dress. It was their culture to have dress like that and they will be remain for three days till end of the festival.

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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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