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Reciting prayers facing sun

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Resource #: 68957 (URL for reference)

  • Village elders reciting prayers (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Religious Practice, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Jigme (Latitude: 26.946597; Longitude: 89.237014)

Keywords: men, Sky


by Monika Subba

The two village elders after the offering of alcohol and insence to the deities. After the offering they recite prayers of the deities facing the sun. The other participants witness the prayers standing behind the two.

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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: Kencho Wangmo

Photograph Date: 25/Sep/2014

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