Photography (scan from a slide). Fragment of a tribal feast of Bhils dedicated to the goddess Gauri. The festival lasts for about 40 days and takes place during the rainy season. Every day a group of men from the tribe is dancing in the next village. The culminating celebration in this region takes place on the outskirts of Udaipur and within a few hours of dancing and playing a scene from tribal mythology, the most of them connected with life of a deity Rai Budiya. At the end, after the procession holy figure of the goddess Gauri is thrown into the water. The image shows the final stage of holidays, which is a procession composed of actors, the participants of the ceremony and the audience by accompanying figure of the goddess Gauri to stone well. Each of the actors wears a dress suitable for the role they played.
Jun 29, 2021
Apr 28, 2014
|Demski, Dagnosław, , Święto Gauri, Bhilowie (Dokument ikonograficzny)||Jun 29, 2021|