The Magars (ethnic group): photo 27
Photo 27 of 35 in Gallery: The Magars (ethnic group)
Image title: Magar utensils: Cassia fistula
This photograph depicts the following traditional Magar tools and utensils, classified as Miscellaneous (vividh/vividha):
2. Rajvriksha-phal (राजवृक्ष फल) referring in English to “fruit of Cassia fistula (‘Indian laburnum’, from the Fabacea family)”. It can also be also transliterated as: Rājvṛkṣa-phal, Rajvrksa-phal, Rājavṛkṣa-phala, Rajavriksha-phala, Rajavrksa-phala, Rājvṛkṣaphal, Rajvrikshaphal, Rajvrksaphal, Rājavṛkṣaphala (रजवृक्षफल), Rajavrikshaphala or Rajavrksaphala.
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.