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Musicians guiding the performers to Threl ceremony

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Resource #: 68630 (URL for reference)

  • Musicians (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Folk Knowledge and Customs, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Khothagpa

Keywords: Atsara, gomchen


by Sherig Dentshog and Ngawang Loday

Gomchens blowing trumpet. Atsaras with wooden phallus and cymbals. A man with bell. Women following the musicians in line by the public Tsechu dining hall. Different prayer flags hoisted near the fence beside the hall 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: 30/Sep/2014

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