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A man playing harmone during Bhailoni night

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Resource #: 69199 (URL for reference)

  • A man with his harmone (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Diwali, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Pelrithang


by Monika Subba

A man playing harmone during Bhailoni ritual. Bhailoni is peformed by females. During bhailoni they visit houses and sing Bhailoni songs. The owner/elder of the house give them dan (the dan's image is shown in the 4th.) and in return the group gives them blessing. Like wise they keep on visiting houses till the next day.

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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: Monika Subba

Photograph Date: 24/Oct/2014

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