Thakali bronze vessels for offering

Image title: Thakali bronze vessels for offering

Description of the photo

Shanshyu (श्याङ्स्यू) — Bronze Vessels for offering sacred water to God.

The text in Devanagari reads:

श्याङ्स्यू -देवतालार्ह पवित्र पानी चठुने कलसहरु

Transliteration (IAST):

śyāṅsyū - devatālārha pavitra pānī caṭhāune kalasaharu.

Plain text (initially IAST, brackets indicate Hunterian):

shyansyu - devatalarha pavitra pani cathaune ... [kalsahru]

Gallery information:

The Thakali people are an indigenous ethnic group from Nepal whose rise of power can be dated to the mid-19th century. The Thakalis originate from Thak Khola, north-west of Pokhara, western Nepal. Thy are primarily Buddhist practitioners. The Thakali language represents a branch of the Tibet-Barman family, related to languages such as Gurung and Magar.

Photo details:
Date: 2019-11-11
Camera: SONY ILCE-6400
Exposure: 1/25
Aperture: f/4.5
ISO: 1600
Focal length: 27mm

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Resolution: 2400 x 1600
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