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Phot: Rabden Lepcha, Coll: Sir Charles Bell, Date: End March or early April 1921, Region Lhasa. Golok region of Tibet at extreme east of Lhasa adjoining Amnye Machen mountain range. couple pictured may well have visited Lhasa to trade, but the fact that they wear their best long-sleeved ‘Chuba’ (gown) and travelling shrine  ‘gau’ (amulet boxes) also indicate that their journey was a pilgrimage. On the woman’s back are large engraved discs of silver,  turquoises and corals running down her…

Tibet - Golok Man and his Wife with Amulets on her back. traditional Tibetan costume old photo.

hree women from Sikkim, the northern Indian state which borders with Tibet, wearing traditional clothing. (Photo by Dr Ulrich Mohr/Keystone/Getty Images). 2nd April 1959

hree women from Sikkim, the northern Indian state which borders with Tibet, wearing traditional clothing. (Photo by Dr Ulrich Mohr/Keystone/Getty Images).

Tibet | Scanned postcard image from the 1920s.

Tibet Lady Woman Costume Jewels 20s

Tibet | Portrait of Yapshi Phunkang Kung. Lhasa; 1936 - 1937. | Photographer: Sir Philip Neame

Tibet | Portrait of Yapshi Phunkang Kung. Lhasa; 1936 - 1937. | Photographer: Sir Philip Neame

Tibetan warrior in chain-mail drinking tea, 1938 .

Tibet armor, riveted mail hauberk with mirror armor, steel helmet, armored belt.

Alexandra David-Neel - Exploratrice française, première à rentrer dans Lhassa ville interdite du Tibet en 1924.

Alexandra David-Neel - Exploratrice française, première à rentrer dans Lhassa ville interdite du Tibet en 1924.

Tibetan ician preparing medicines form herbs  These incenses have a characteristic "earthy"  or herbal scent to them.

Tibetan ician preparing medicines form herbs These incenses have a characteristic "earthy" or herbal scent to them.

Tibetan dZi and other Himalayan Beads:  & Noble Mancu woman http://www.pinterest.com/pin/71424344064746896/

Tibetan dZi and other Himalayan Beads: & Noble Mancu woman…

Wangchen Geleg Surkhang ( left ) , Phuntsog Rabgye Ragashar ( right ) Dekyi Lingka Lhasa TIBET 1949

Wangchen Geleg Surkhang ( left ) , Phuntsog Rabgye Ragashar ( right ) Dekyi Lingka Lhasa TIBET 1949

These long horns played by the monks are called Dungchen in Tibetan language. As it is too long and also a little heavy, the players need an assistant to hold it when moving forwards. Dungchen is an integral part of many forms of Tibetan ritual music and usually played in Tibetan Buddhist ceremonies. It is often played in pairs or multiples. It sounds like the singing of an elephant.

These long horns played by the monks are called Dungchen in Tibetan language. As it is too long and also a little heavy, the players need an assistant to hold it when moving forwards. Dungchen is an integral part of many forms of Tibetan ritual music and usually played in Tibetan Buddhist ceremonies. It is often played in pairs or multiples. It sounds like the singing of an elephant.

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