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Title: Gwaye Da Tayegu: An Initial Ritual of the Samyaka Guthi
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: Sumon K. Tuladhar
One Sentence Summary: This article discusses the rituals carried out in the gwaye da tayegu ceremony which took place in Nepal on Magh 1, 2035.

Description: This article discusses the rituals carried out in the gwaye da tayegu ceremony which took place in Nepal on Magh 1, 2035. The article is written with the discussion of rituals based on the author's own field observation of gwaye da tayegu and the author's consultation with the key informants who are in charge of samyak ceremony. Apart from describing rituals, the author tries to discuss some of the key elements in relation to other features of religious and social life of Newar Buddhist. Samayak is a guthi. The article describes the samayak guthi along with the rituals practiced in the ceremony in detail. King Birendra was also worshipped on that occasion of the gwaye da tayegu ceremony which is presented in one plate. The article includes 8 leaves of plates. (Rajeev Ranjan Singh 2007-01-18)

Publisher Place: Kirtipur, Nepal
Publisher: Center for Nepal and Asian Studies
Normalized publisher place: Kathmandu
Publisher country: Nepal
Publisher URL: http://www.cnastu.org.np/
Published Date: 1979-12-06 - 1980
URL: http://www.thlib.org/static/reprints/contributions/CNAS_07_0102_04.pdf
Subject: Newar Buddhism
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Journals -- Journals Focused on Regions -- Nepal -- Contributions to Nepalese Studies -- (1979-1980) Vol. 7, no. 1-2
Cultural Coverage: Nepal
Language: English
Source: Contributions to Nepalese Studies
Source Editor: Dor Bahadur Bista
Source Type: Journal
Source Volume: 7
Source Number: 1-2
Source Page Numbers: 47-70
ISBN/ISSN: 3767574

Means of availability: Available online as a PDF within the Tibetan & Himalayan Library's bibliographic database.

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