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After lunch both bride and groom come out in the public to receive gifts from everyone who came to witness their marriage

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  • Gift ceremony (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Wedding Recitation, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Tendu


by Kencho Wangmo

Subba marriage in Tendu village and in this particular image we can see both bride and groom sitted on the place where their relatives have set it as a gift receiving place. They receive gifts from those who came to attend their marriage.

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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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