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where the people are buried in later period

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  • Rombu(burial mound) (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Birth and Death, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Jigme (Latitude: 26.948431; Longitude: 89.238747)


by Kencho Wangmo

A Rombu (burial mound) which they make nearby their house in North West . They bury the dead body in between the stone and after placing the deceased's body they try to built round stone walls with the help of the other villagers. Later on they place the deceased's belnging on top of the rombu and other belonging if its precious to the deceased person.

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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: 24/Sep/2014

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