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Gomchen blowing trumpet at their turn to wash

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Resource #: 68642 (URL for reference)

  • Trumpet blowers (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Ritual, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Khothagpa

Keywords: gomchen, Stream water, wooden phallus


by Sherig Dentshog and Ngawang Loday

A Gomchen with trumpet in his hand moves forward to get washed while others wait for their turn.

Associated Resources

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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