12/01/2012

NEPAL. CHAMANISME ET SCULPTURE TRIBALE. Christian Lequindre Marc Petit. NEPAL TRIBAL ART

 

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In Jumla, one of the oldest cities in the western region of Nepal, a festival

 

(Mela)

 

is held in principle every year to celebrate the victory of Hindu gods against the Lakhey and Bhakkus, representing ancient tribal beliefs .

 

Documents extracted from a documentary filmed in 2005 in Jumla district.

 

Photos and text courtesy of Christian Lequindre

 

www.nepaltribalart.com

 

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