Thakali oil/butter lamps (1)

Image title: Thakali oil/butter lamps (1)

Description of the photo

The oil/butter lamps of brass used to lit up at the time of worshipping.

The text in Devanagari reads:

पुजाको बेला तेल अथवा घ्यू राखी बत्ति बाल्ने पित्तलको पानस

Transliteration (IAST):

pujāko belā tela athavā ghyū rākhī batti bālne pittalako pānasa.

Plain text (initially IAST, brackets indicate Hunterian):

pulako bela tela [tel] athava [athva] ghyu rakhi ... balne ... panasa [pansa].

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: 2000
Focal length: 35mm

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Resolution: 2400 x 1600
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