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Title:

Shrines at Mommai Mata temple (Iconographic document)

Creator:

Demski, Dagnosław

Place of publishing:

Chakar ; Kutch District ; Gujarat

Date issued/created:

[1992]

Description:

Photography (scan from a slide). Two shrines standing next to a Hindu temple in honor of Mommai Mata. Placed by Hothi Rajputs from the neighboring village of Mota Bandra, and used during the holidays of Mommai mata by kachchi rabari. Temple is located in a valley surrounded by hills. It is here that characteristic rabari night rituals take place in the autumn season (Aso Sud 7). During the night ceremony 150-200 people gather around her, and is surrounded by the cordon of camels. For the shepherds rabari Mommai Mata is the caring goddess riding a camel

Subject and Keywords:

ethnography ; social culture ; social life ; material culture ; kachchi rabari ; shrines of shepherds ; Mommai Mata temple

Resource type:

Obraz

Detailed Resource Type:

Photography

Format:

image/jpeg

Source:

part 2, box 3, 0069

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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