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Woman making cotton threads

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Resource #: 69204 (URL for reference)

  • Cotton threads (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Diwali, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Pelrithang


by Monika Subba

A woman making cotton thread during Lakshi puja. They make this thread out of cotton only. This cotton thread is usually used during arati time. Most of the make this kind of cotton thread in advance because they use it every time while offering prayers/worshiping.

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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: 23/Oct/2014

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