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The tika ceremony for the bride

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  • Tika ceremony (ceremony where the elder put rice on the forehead of the bride) (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Wedding Recitation, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Tendu


by Kencho Wangmo

Bride getting tika and shawel from her mother inlaw. The bride wait outside the grooms house to go through all the rituals of getting blessing from the inlaws. After the bride gets tika on her forehead then her sisters also gets the tika on their forehead. It's taken during the subba marriage in Tendu village.

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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: 29/Jan/2019

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