The Magars (ethnic group): photo 6
Photo 6 of 35 in Gallery: The Magars (ethnic group)
Image title: Magar traditional tools: Dharne-Theko
This photograph depicts the following traditional ancient Magar tools and utensils:
48. Dharne Theko (धर्ने ठेको): also transliterated as: Dharne Ṭheko, Dharneṭheko or Dharnetheko.
46. Neti Madani (नेटी मदानी): also transliterated as: Netī Madānī, Netīmadānī or Netimadani.
23. (background) Lohta (ल्होटा/लोट): also transliterated as: Lohṭā, Lhoṭā, Lhota, Loṭa, Lota or Lot.
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.