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Groom paying money for those who made the arrangements

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Resource #: 69131 (URL for reference)

  • Paying for the arrangements of the gate (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Wedding Recitation, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Tendu


by Kencho Wangmo

Groom placing money on the chair after cutting the ribbon. Inorder to get inside the groom need to cut the ribbon which is being streched across the gate but before cutting he need to put certain amount on the chair so that he can continue with ribbon cutting.

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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: 29/Jan/2019

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