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The bride receive blessing from all the elders of the house

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Resource #: 69133 (URL for reference)

  • Custom of receiving blessing from the elders of the house (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Wedding Recitation, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Tendu


by Kencho Wangmo

Bride receiving blessing from her mother inlaw. The bride wait outside the grooms house to go through all the rituals of getting blessing from the inlaws and getting the tika on her forehead. It's taken during the subba marriage in Tendu village.

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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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