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Gomchens washing their face and head getting purified

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Resource #: 68640 (URL for reference)

  • The purification (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Ritual, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Khothagpa

Keywords: gomchen, stream


by Sherig Dentshog and Ngawang Loday

Two Gomchen washing their face and head by a stream water running through a pipe made of bamboo. Other Gomchens awaits for their turn. An Atsara stand by with a cymbal.

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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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