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Mask dancers and gomchen moving in line for Threl ceremony

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Resource #: 68631 (URL for reference)

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Tibet and Himalayas: Folk Knowledge and Customs, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Khothagpa

Keywords: gomchen, prayer flag, Villagers


by Sherig Dentshog and Ngawang Loday

Gomchen and villagers moving in line for Threl by the steps beside the hall. A big prayer flag known as Lha-dhar hoisted using metal pole and cemented base. Some logs gathered beside the steps. A man in white shirt and grey pant prepares prayer flag pole.

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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: Ngawang Loday

Photograph Date: 30/Sep/2014

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