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Old man turning handy prayer wheel to gain merit

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  • Handy prayer wheel (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Terma Dance, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Khar

Keywords: Lhakhang, man, prayer wheel


by Ngawang Loday

There are old men turning prayer wheel to gain merit at Khar Tsechu. The man on the left is older and have a bigger prayer wheel. He also have a rosary hung by his neck. He carries a staff while walking. His hair have turned white. The other man on the right is little younger. He is also turning prayer wheel to gain merit.

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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: Ngawang Loday

Photograph Date: 17/Oct/2014

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