25/05/2013

Gurung village Gairu Puja to bring good fortune for the family

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

2008 - 2016

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ALAN MACFARLANE

VIDEO DOCUMENTS

GURUNG GAIRU PUJA

filmed in 1988

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 A puja done near the house to bring good 

fortune for the family. 

Filmed by Alan Macfarlane in 1988. 

All proceeds go to anthropological charities. 

The sacrafice of the chicken is central - the 

blood going to make the spirits happy.

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Village shrine Pulo puja himalayan Thak people

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

2008 - 2016

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ALAN MACFARLANE DOCUMENTS

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Mae Pulo puja above a Himalayan village

1990

 

One of the rituals done by the people of Thak in the Annapurna Himalayas, where doves are set free in the forest. 

Filmed by Alan Macfarlane in 1990

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