Sherpa traditional musical instrument

Image title: Sherpa traditional musical instrument

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Damyang (डम्याङ) refers to a “traditional musical instrument”. It is a Nepali word which can also be transliterated as Ḍamyāṅg, Ḍamyāṅga, Ḍamyāṅa Damyanga or Damyana.

The text in Devanagari reads:

डम्याङ - परम्परागत बाजाहरु

Transliteration (IAST):

ḍamyāṅa - paramparāgata bājāharu.

Plain text (initially IAST, brackets indicate Hunterian):

damyana [damyang] - paramparagata [paramparagat] bajaharu.

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: 2500
Focal length: 19mm

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