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Groom waiting outside for the tika ceremony

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Resource #: 69136 (URL for reference)

  • Tika ceremony for the groom (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Wedding Recitation, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Tendu


by Kencho Wangmo

Groom and his brothers waiting outside his house to go through all the rituals of getting blessing from the elders 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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