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Abhi (Grandmother) peeps into the triangular box

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Resource #: 68731 (URL for reference)

  • Peep (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Lha, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Khothagpa

Keywords: Atsara, Mask dancer, people


by Sherig Dentshog and Ngawang Loday

Abhi atsara is looking into the triangular box and crying. The last two mask dancers are about to enter the lhakhnag. An atsara is holding a long wooden phallus and positioning it to its place.

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: Ngawang Loday

Photograph Date: 01/Oct/2014

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