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The villagers sprinkls water on the rooster till it shivers

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  • Sprinkling water to the rooster (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Religious Practice, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Jigme (Latitude: 26.946631; Longitude: 89.236983)


by Kencho Wangmo

The rooster is to be sacrificed every year during their new year festival and later on after killing the rooster they place the head of the rooster is stuck on a bamboo stick and it is kept facing towards the north as it's belived that the local deity Geynyen resides in north.

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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: Kencho Wangmo

Photograph Date: 25/Sep/2014

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