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A Gomchen performs marchang cermony

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Resource #: 68646 (URL for reference)

  • Marchang ceremony (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Moving Ceremony, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Khothagpa

Keywords: Atsara, gomchen, Marchang, Villagers


by Sherig Dentshog and Ngawang Loday

A Gomchen is holding ladle with alcohol in it. Atsaras are playing with wooden phallus. A man stands holding a whip. Another man is standing with a handy incense pot.

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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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