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Railing of a phallus design at Khar lhakhang

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Resource #: 68366 (URL for reference)

  • Railing (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Religious Artifact, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Khar

Keywords: Khar, Phallus, Railing


by Ngawang Loday

There is design of phallus on the railing. It is made in order to prevent bad omen and bad luck.

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: 16/Oct/2014

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