Sherpa traditional copper/brass vessels

Image title: Sherpa traditional copper/brass vessels

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Diksang (दिक्साङ) refers to the “wind bells made of metal alloy”. It is a Nepali word which can also be transliterated as Diksāṅg, Diksāṅga, Diksanga, Diksāṅ Diksan, Diksāṅa or Diksana.

The text in Devanagari reads:

दिक्साङ - तामा पित्तलका नुन र घ्यू मिसाएको चिया उमाल्ने भांडाहरु/भाण्दाहरु

Transliteration (IAST):

diksāṅa - tāmā pittalakā nuna ra ghyū misāeko ciyā umālne bhāṃḍāharu/bhāṇdāharu.

Plain text (initially IAST, brackets indicate Hunterian):

diksana [diksang] - tama pittalaka [pittlaka] ... [nun] ... ghyu misaeko ciya umalne bhamdaharu/bhandaharu [bhadaharu/bhandahru].

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: 6400
Focal length: 30mm

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