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The Jagay is on fire during hawan

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Resource #: 69311 (URL for reference)

  • Hawan (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Harvest Festival, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Pelrithang (Latitude: 26.921717; Longitude: 90.502078)


by Monika Subba

This is how hawan is performed during the ritual. They have placed coconut to left side of Jagay. Coconut signifies Lord Ganesh. To the right side is a kalash filled with water and flower.

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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: Monika Subba

Photograph Date: 04/Nov/2014

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