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Face dipped for tongba (local millet alcohol) in the traditional bamboo jar

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Resource #: 68960 (URL for reference)

  • Man having tongba (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Religious Practice, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Jigme (Latitude: 26.946622; Longitude: 89.236972)

Keywords: Bamboo Jar, hut, man, Tongba


by Kencho Wangmo

A man having tongba (local millet alcohol) in their traditional bamboo jar. The tongba is passed on among the male participants. First the village elder drinks and the same tongba jar is passed on to the youngers from elders .

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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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