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Gomchen performing ritual

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Resource #: 68670 (URL for reference)

  • Ritual (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Ritual, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Khothagpa

Keywords: Artificial flowers, drum, gomchen, Trumpet


by Sherig Dentshog and Ngawang Loday

Gomchens are reading religious holy text sitting by the bindow. Thangkas are hung by the wall. A drum is hit by a gomchen continuously.

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: 01/Oct/2014

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