Sculptures depicting the unique Newari culture

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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

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Interesting !!!!!!!!

December 14, 2008 at 7:37 PM

@ujeli .. Thanks a lot :)

December 15, 2008 at 6:00 PM

Seem like Taoism, although it's not.

December 16, 2008 at 4:04 AM

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

December 16, 2008 at 11:56 AM

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

December 19, 2008 at 5:21 PM

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

December 19, 2008 at 9:14 PM

Some cool pictures, thanks for sharing.

- Evan

December 21, 2008 at 10:09 PM

Thanks a lot Evan .

December 23, 2008 at 4:00 AM

cool blog

December 31, 2008 at 2:09 PM

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

January 5, 2009 at 6:09 PM

@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 :)

January 5, 2009 at 8:51 PM

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

April 4, 2009 at 11:22 AM

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

April 4, 2009 at 2:10 PM

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