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The relative of the bride having tika ceremony

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Resource #: 69135 (URL for reference)

  • Tika ceremony for the Janti (relative of the bride) (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Wedding Recitation, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Tendu


by Kencho Wangmo

Brides sister getting tika on her forehead. Bothe the bride and her sisters 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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