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Footprint of an elephant

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Resource #: 69505 (URL for reference)

  • Sacred Rocks (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Sacred Rock Narrative, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Buli

Keywords: Buli Shedra at a distance, Bushes


by Yeshi Wangchuk

Phuntsho Dendup said that, an elephant left the footprint; When Guru Rinpoche came riding on an elephant. Guru Rinpoche later hid the body of an elephant as a treasure at a place called Doendumed, where we would see a rock looking like an elephant.

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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: Yeshi Wangchuk

Photograph Date: 10/Dec/2014

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