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

Creator:

Demski, Dagnosław

Date issued/created:

[1992]

Resource Type:

Photography

Place of publishing:

Sanosara ; Kutch District ; Gudjarat

Description:

Photography (scan from a slide). Men dressed in characteristic clothes of shepherds rabari from the group of kachchi are sitting at the small shrine. On the side are lying figurines of Vachchada Dada - rider on a horse painted in red. Picture was taken during the Feast of Vachchada Dada. It takes place it in middle of the day, and not, as other at the dusk. Participants gather around shrines lying down in the field - men sit on shrines, they sing and play, and the women are sitting on a of the ground. It is also an opportunity to give names to children who were born during the year. During this ceremony one of the helpers is taking another baby on the hands, and bhopa, a type of the medium in the red turban, falls into a trance and is suitable children to names

Format:

image/jpeg

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:43470

Source:

part 1, box 12, 0014

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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