Saturday, December 13, 2008

Sculptures depicting the unique Newari culture

I took these snaps on The YALA MAHOTSAV . These pictures depict few of the rituals performed by the newar community.

happy birthday sculpturesThe occasion of the 77 years 7 months and 7 days
sculptures as new year giftThe Guruju (Buddhist priest)
hair cut first timeCHUDAKARMA (It is an age-old ceremony in which a child’s hair is shaved for the first time
birthday gift
Newari cultureTHE JYAPU (FARMERS of NEWAR COMMUNITY)

13 comments:

उजेली said...

Interesting !!!!!!!!

Bikran said...

@ujeli .. Thanks a lot :)

tikno said...

Seem like Taoism, although it's not.

Bikran said...

@tikno : I am not much aware of what Taoism exactly exercises.But may be this is similar to it .
Thnaks for your response :)

mantiz said...

really interesting.. to see that your place is very different from ours. it's like being in a different land altogether!
keep clickin' :)

Bikran said...

@mantiz : Thanks man .. nice to see ya after a long ..

Evan Johnson said...

Some cool pictures, thanks for sharing.

- Evan

Bikran said...

Thanks a lot Evan .

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中国flash在线 said...

I thought I was a relatively smart people who read your work I know that I am not!

Bikran said...

@Flash : well for sure you are a smart person and I am glad people like you read my blog .. That makes my effort worthy .Thanks a lot :)

riken said...

Hi! am going to participate in cultural exhibition organized by my university, shanghai university.can you pass me some other pics like these or sources where i can find bigger pictures so that i can make a posture and display on exhibition stall....Please let me know if you have any.. as soon as possible thanks

Bikran said...

@Riken -: You can click on the label culture and history for more pictures . and this link may be useful for you for other pictures.
http://www.phalano.com/