MASKS OF THE HIMALAYAS THOMAS MURRAY DON TUTTLE

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

2000 2016

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DEMONS AND DEITIES

MASKS OF THE HIMALAYAS

an article edited on Asian Art by THOMAS MURRAY 

Photography by Don Tuttle 

Part I: TRIBAL AND SHAMANIC MASKS see and read on

http://www.asianart.com/articles/murray/index.html

Part II: THE SPREAD OF BUDDHISM see and read on

http://www.asianart.com/articles/murray/buddhism.hm

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RICHARD LAIR

COLLECTION

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SENSITIVE SELECTION

 
Courtesy of Richard Lair
Nepalese shaman pictures courtesy of    Josh Lustig   http://www.joshlustig.com/; Vincent Van den Berg http://web.mac.com/vincentvandenberg/shi/Index.html , Manishakya http://www.flickr.com/photos/manishakya/  Arts Premiers Collection Bruxelles http://sanza.skynetblogs.be/ , undated nepalese post card.
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   ETHNOFLORENCE INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS
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 1990-2016
 
MASK
(Inventory no 64)

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A PERSONAL POINT OF VIEW

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THE NEGA CULT IN THE RURAL AREAS OF TAMIL NADU
 

In rural areas of Tamil Nadu, it’s possible to meet snakes near ant hills and termite mounds, so both of which are regarded and believed as the entrances to the otherworld, for this reason these mounds are frequently marked with ash; offerings of milk or eggs are made by the devotes to the resident Naga. 
MORE ON

 http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/archive/2010/08/15/naga-cult-in-the-rural-areas-of-tamil-nadu-the-village-gods.html

 

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