Sherpa utensils: Chhajak

Image title: Sherpa utensils: Chhajak

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Chhajak (छजक) refers to a “brass vessel to sift tea”. It is a Nepali word which can also be transliterated as Chhajaka, Chajak or Chajaka.

The text in Devanagari reads:

छजक - चिया छान्न प्रयोग गर्ने भांडो/भाण्डो

Transliteration (IAST):

chajaka - ciyā chānna prayoga garne bhāṃḍo/bhāṇḍo.

Plain text (initially IAST, brackets indicate Hunterian):

... [chhajak] - ciya channa [chhanna] ... [prayog] ... bhamdo/bhando.

Gallery information:

The Sherpa people refers to one of the indigenous ethnic group from Nepal (the Himalayan regions) who migrated out of Tibet as early as the 13th century. Their religion is Tibetan Buddhism (particularly Nyingma) and they worship mountains as Gods pr protector deities. Sherpas speak Sino-Tibetan which represents a dialect of Tibetan.

Photo details:
Date: 2019-11-11
Camera: SONY ILCE-6400
Exposure: 1/25
Aperture: f/4.5
ISO: 1600
Focal length: 34mm

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