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Choje Lama performing the liberation ritual

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Resource #: 67544 (URL for reference)

  • Liberation Ritual (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Carving, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Tang

Keywords: effigy / ལིང་ག།, people, Priests, Ritual dagger / ཕུརཔ།, Ritual objects / མཐུན་རྫས།


by Yeshi Wangchuk

Choje lama Jamtsho liberating the enemy in the form of effigy, which means the doer of ham to the monastic seat or so is liberated, calling upon the choesung. The different ritual objects for propitiation of the divine guardians are also used which is known as Thuenzey.

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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: Yeshi Wangchuk

Photograph Date: 20/Dec/2014

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