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A Gomchen pours alcohol back in the marchang pot

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Resource #: 68647 (URL for reference)

  • Alcohol (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Moving Ceremony, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Khothagpa

Keywords: Atsara, gomchen, Marchang, Villagers


by Sherig Dentshog and Ngawang Loday

A Gomchen with a ladle pours alcohol back in the marchang pot. An Atsara is holding a big red wooden phallus in his right hand. A man is holding a whip and the other man is holding 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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