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Title:

Shrines at the temple of Mata Mommai (Iconographic document)

Creator:

Demski, Dagnosław

Place of publishing:

Chakar ; Kutch District ; Gujarat

Date issued/created:

[1992]

Description:

Photography (scan from a slide). The landscape around the Hindu temple in honor of Mommai mata. Placed by Hothi Rajputs from the neighboring village of Mota Bandra, and used during the holidays Mommai mata by kachchi rabari. Temple is located in a valley surrounded by hills. It is here that characteristic rabari night ceremonies in the autumn season takes place (data. ...). During the night ceremony 150-200 people gather around her, and surrounds them all a cordon of camels. For shepherds rabari Mommai Mata is the goddess of caring riding a camel. In the picture is also seen camel

Subject and Keywords:

ethnography ; social culture ; social life ; material culture ; kachchi rabari ; Mommai Mata temple

Resource type:

Obraz

Detailed Resource Type:

Photography

Format:

image/jpeg

Source:

part 2, box 3, 0055

Rights:

Rights Reserved - Free Access

Terms of use:

Copyright-protected material. May be used within the limits of statutory user freedoms

Digitizing institution:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Projects co-financed by:

Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure ; European Union. European Regional Development Fund

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