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Woman cooking during Bhai Tika Ceremony

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Resource #: 69278 (URL for reference)

  • Woman cooking (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Diwali, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Pelrithang


by Monika Subba

The woman in sari is cooking during Bhai Tika Ceremony. In a Brahmin society they don't take any food cooked by low cast people. Since she belong to a high cast, she was asign to cook for the people.

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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: 25/Oct/2014

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