Thakali silver cups for offering

Image title: Thakali silver cups for offering

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The silver cups (Yalche Kolche) for offering pure water to God.

The text in Devanagari reads:

पानी चठुने चोदिका बदुकाहरु (एल्छे कोल्छे)

Transliteration (IAST):

pānī caṭhāune codikā badukāharu (elche kolche).

Plain text (initially IAST, brackets indicate Hunterian):

pani cathaune codika badukaharu (elche kolche).

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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