Gandaki Province

Appointing the middle child as a lama in gumbas may no longer be the norm

The age-old tradition is dying out because Mustang families have started employing birth control measures.Appointing the middle child as a lama in gumbas may no longer be the norm
The gumba has five invaluable items (ratnas)—idols, attire and shoes—that date back to the seventh century BS, according to Chief Lama Urgen Dorje. Deepak Pariyar/TKP
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Deepak Pariyar
Published at : August 17, 2019
Updated at : August 17, 2019 12:50
Mustang

Deepak Pariyar

Deepak Pariyar is the Kaski correspondent for Kantipur Publications.


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