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The picularity of the Doyas stone walls

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Resource #: 68869 (URL for reference)

  • stone wall (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Farmhouse Carpentry, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Jigme (Latitude: 26.948206; Longitude: 89.238389)


by Kencho Wangmo

The stone walls of the house in Jigme village. The picular thing about the houses is that they dont add anything inbetween the stone wall and they still built their house walls by placing flat stones on eachother.It's during the Doyas first night of new year festival and is called the Lue festival. During the particular festival they to make torma (ritual cake) out of the foxtail millet and the head of the family make the offering.

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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: 23/Sep/2014

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