Ritual GURUNG Shamanic funeral PAE LAVA

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INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

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ALAN MACFARLANE VIDEO DOCUMENTS

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Shamanic Funeral Ritual – 1993

This is a short part of the three day ‘pae lava’ or memorial ritual for a dead person among the Gurungs of central Nepal. 

It was filmed in Noledada village in 1993 by Alan Macfarlane. 

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