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The important part of the ritual is placing the head of the rooster

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  • Placing the head (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Religious Practice, Bhutan Cultural Library

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


by Kencho Wangmo

The important part of the ritual where by the villagers place the head of the rooster onto the bamboo stick which is their sacrifice to their local deity. Later on the particual head is being placed near the poles where offering is being made and it will remain there till next year.

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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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