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Village women making a place for Jagay

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Resource #: 69289 (URL for reference)

  • Village Women (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Harvest Festival, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Pelrithang (Latitude: 26.921833; Longitude: 90.502067)


by Monika Subba

Village women making a place for Jagay while Naewne puja. They cover the cemented flour with cow dung which is mixed with water. During this puja the villagers bring in their first riped wheat to the temple to offer to god.

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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: 04/Nov/2014

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