The Magars (ethnic group): photo 3
Photo 3 of 35 in Gallery: The Magars (ethnic group)
Image title: Magar traditional tools: Hunka
This photograph depicts the following traditional ancient Magar tools and utensils:
49. Hunka (हुंका/हुङ्का) also transliterated as: Huṃkā, Humka, Hukā, Huka or Huṅkā.
50. Chilim (चिलीम) also transliterated as: Chilīm, Chilima, Cilīm, Cilim, Cilīma or Cilima.
56. Nali (नली) also transliterated as: Nalī.
The Magar people represents one of the largest indigenous ethnic groups of Nepal whose written history dates to at least the 11th century. The Magars practice shamanism and animalism and practice a variety of Pujas (ritualistic worship). They speak the Magar language which is a branch of the Tibeto-Burman family.