Thakala copper pitchers

Image title: Thakala copper pitchers

Description of the photo

The small copper pitchers for offering water to God.

The text in Devanagari reads:

पानी चढाउन प्रयोग गरिने साना साना गाग्रिहरु.

Transliteration (IAST):

pānī caḍhāuna prayoga garine sānā sānā gāgriharu.

Plain text (initially IAST, brackets indicate Hunterian):

pani cadhauna prayoga [prayog] garine sana sana gagriharu.

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
ISO: 4000
Focal length: 23mm

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Size: 2.95 MB
Resolution: 2400 x 1600
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