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Guthuk home observance - prayer flag burning

Description

A Tibetan Buddhist family in Columbus, OH, burns old prayer flags on the day of Guthuk, when practitioners enact purification rituals prior to the Tibetan New Year

Event
Guthuk home observance - prayer flag burning
Community
Location
Private Home
City / State
Columbus, OH
Recordist
Caroline Toy
Recorded On
2016-02-07
Religious Tradition
Buddhist
Language
English
Types of Sounds
ambient, single voice, speaking
Types of Space
domestic/home, outdoors
Research Team
Ohio State
Season
winter
Day of Week
Sunday
Time of Day
evening
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Old Tibetan prayer flags are burned outdoors as part of a Guthuk ritual in Columbus, OH. Photo by Caroline Toy.
Guthuk home observance - prayer flag burning
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