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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:

Photography

Place of publishing:

Sanosara ; Kutch District ; Gudjarat

Description:

Photography (scan from a slide). Men dressed in typical clothes of kachchi rabari group sitting at the shrine. On the wall are the trident red marks and dots. Picture has been taken during the feast of Vachchada Dada. It takes place it in middle of the day (Kartik Sud, first Monday), and not, as other after the dusk. Participants gather around shrines lying in the field - men sit on the shrines, sing and play, and women sitting on the ground. It is is also an opportunity to give first names to children who were born in during the year. During the of 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 to give children names

Format:

image/jpeg

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:43476 ; oai:rcin.org.pl:43476

Source:

part 1, box 14, 0021

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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