Sherpa utensils: Thakya (4)

Image title: Sherpa utensils: Thakya (4)

Description of the photo

Ṭhakyā (ठक्या) refers to a “traditional tea stand with cup and cover”. It is a Nepali word which can also be transliterated as Thakya.

For thee Devanagari text and transliteration see first image in the series.

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/3.5
ISO: 640
Focal length: 18mm

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Resolution: 1460 x 2190
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