Sherpa traditional copper vessels (5)

Image title: Sherpa traditional copper vessels (5)

Description of the photo

Shanshyu (स्याङ्स्यु) refers to a “copper vessels for offering sacred water to God”. It is a Nepali word which can also be transliterated as Syāṅsyū or Syansyu.

For the Devanagari text and transliteration, see the first image in the series “traditional copper vessels”.

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: 2500
Focal length: 32mm

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Resolution: 1600 x 2400
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