Torkam, a wooden cupboard

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Torkam (टोरकम)—A wooden cupboard for worshipping God and keeping books, Gods idols, pitchers. Torkam is a Nepali word and can also be transliterated or spelled as followed: Torakama, Ṭorakama, Ṭorkam.

The text in Devanagari reads:

टोरकम - किताब, देउता, कलश आदि राख्ने र धुपबत्ति गर्नि दराज

Transliteration (IAST):

ṭorakama - kitāba, deutā,  kalaśa ādi rākhne ra dhupabatti garni darāja.

Plain text (initially IAST, brackets indicate Hunterian):

torakama - kitaba, deuta,  kalasha [kalsha] adi rakhne ... daraja [daraj].

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: 1595 x 2181
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