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The rooster is let on to die after hitting on its head

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Resource #: 68981 (URL for reference)

  • Dead rooster (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Religious Practice, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Jigme (Latitude: 26.946625; Longitude: 89.236969)


by Kencho Wangmo

After letting it to drink plenty water and butter the rooster is hit on spinal cord. After killing the rooster its head is placed on ground for some time so that they can take off the head after it losses it's breath.

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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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