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A cemented Jagay where hawan is performed

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Resource #: 69291 (URL for reference)

  • Jagay (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Harvest Festival, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Pelrithang (Latitude: 26.921764; Longitude: 90.502072)


by Monika Subba

This is a place where hawan is performed. This hawan place is made out of a cement. This is an image of rice contributed by thr villagers for the ritual. The villagers perform this ritual when their wheat gets ripe. They bring in their first riped grain in the temple to perform the ritual called the Naewne puja. The puja is performed by the pandit.

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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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