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Rite of Vachchada Dada, kachchi rabari (Iconographic document)
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Title: Rite of Vachchada Dada, kachchi rabari (Iconographic document)

Creator:

Demski, Dagnosław

Date issued/created:

[1992]

Resource type:

Obraz

Place of publishing:

Sanosara ; Kutch District ; Gudjarat

Description:

Photography (scan from a slide). Men and women dressed in typical clothes of shepherds rabari kachchi group. Clothes, colors and patterns indicate belonging to the appropriate subgroups. Men in white - in pants, caftan and turban, and women in black - a skirt, jacket, long black wool veil (ludi) on the head with embroidered designs with silver necklace (siyal). Picture was taken during the rite of Vachchada Dada. It takes place in the middle of the day (Kartik Sud, first Monday), rather than the other after dark. Participants gather around shrines lying in the field - men sit on the shrines, sing and play, and women sitting on the ground. It is also an opportunity to give the names of children who were born during the year. During the ceremony, one of the helpers take another baby on the hands, and bhopa, a type of medium in a red turban, falls into a trance and give children names

Detailed Resource Type:

Photography

Format:

image/jpeg

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:43467

Source:

part 1, box 11, 0037

Rights:

Rights Reserved - Restricted Access

Terms of use:

Copyright-protected material. Access only on terminals at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, 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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