The Sherpa (ethnic group): photo 21
Photo 21 of 41 in Gallery: The Sherpa (ethnic group)
Image title: Sherpa copper pot
Moksang (मोकसाङ[?]) refers to a “copper pot for cooking Momo”. It is a Nepali word which can also be transliterated as Moksaṅg, Moksanga, Mokasāṅga[?], Mokasanga[?], Mokasaṅa[?] or Mokasana[?].
Note: Devanagari text and transliteration not available.
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.