03/06/2013

Dolpo rice sowing cremation village shrine monastery

FURER HAIMENDORF ARCHIVE

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two interesting

JUMLA DOLPO VIDEO DOCUMENTs

1966

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edited on the web

by

Alan MacFarlane

 

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Rice sowing, cremation  Dolpo village, putali, shrine monastery

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27/05/2013

Gurung Buje Deorali village shrine animistic ritual

ALAN MACFARLANE VIDEO DOCUMENTS

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Gurung ritual of Buje Deorali

1992

Small animist  ritual outside a Gurung village in the central Himalayas where a family carries out the ritual for the village.

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25/05/2013

Blacksmiths Gurung village at work

ALAN MACFARLANE DOCUMENTS

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 A Blacksmiths

at work

in the

Himalayas 

 Gurung village of Thak

making a cutting knife and handle.

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Gurung death ritual PAE Nepal

ALAN MACFARLANE VIDEO DOCUMENTS

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Death ritual

Pae

in the Himalayas

Brief selection of parts of the three-day Gurung memorial ritual for the dead, the pae, performed by two types of shaman. Filmed in the village of Chachock.

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Ritual duel between a shaman and a spirit figure

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

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2008 - 2016

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ALAN MACFARLANE VIDEO DOCUMENTS

RITUAL DUEL BETWEEN A SHAMAN AND A SPIRIT FIGURE

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PART OF THE DEATH MEMORIAL CEREMONY

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Il duello rituale e' parte della piu' complessa cerimonia funebre. 

Cerimonia rituale che punta alla pacificazione dell'anima del defunto.

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The villagers proceed out of the village

following the white cloth on polls or 'way'.

 The shamans dance round the bamboo containing a bone of the dead person.

 Other shamans dance to capture the bamboo with

the dead person's spirit in it from people 

dressed in mocking costumes.

Finally the dead person's spirit is captured and

pacified by the shamans.

The villagers and priests return to the village.

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Pih nge tiba Gurung shamanic ritual Nepal

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

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2008 - 2016

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ALAN MACFARLANE VIDEO DOCUMENTARY

SHAMANIC RITUAL IN NEPAL

1992 

The Pih nge tiba ritual performed in Nepal (Gurung or Tamu) in May 1992 by Yarjung Kromchai Tamu and filmed by Alan Macfarlane. 

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Pounding and storing vegetables in a Gurung village

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

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2008 - 2016

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ALAN MACFARLANE VIDEO DOCUMENTS

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Storing vegetables in a Himalayan village

 1993

Pounding and storing vegetables in a Gurung village in the Himalayas north of Pokhara, Nepal, in 1993.

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Ghato sheba Gurungs young girl dance

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

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2008 - 2016

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ALAN MACFARLANE VIDEO DOCUMENTS

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Ghato dance among the Gurungs of Nepal

A performance of the 'ghato sheba', a ritual dance done by young girls, in the village of Thak in the Annapurna Himalayas in 1992.

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  The dance group are from Yanjakot.

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Ritual GURUNG Shamanic funeral PAE LAVA

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

2008 - 2016

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ALAN MACFARLANE VIDEO DOCUMENTS

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Shamanic Funeral Ritual - 1993

This is a short part of the three day 'pae lava' or memorial ritual for a dead person among the Gurungs of central Nepal. 

It was filmed in Noledada village in 1993 by Alan Macfarlane. 

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Pokhara area Gurung village Biera Puja

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

2008 - 2016

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ALAIN MACFARLANE VIDEO DOCUMENTS

Biera Puja in the Himalayas

 1992

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Filmed by Alan Macfarlane north of Pokhara among the Gurungs in 1992

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