Monday, January 09, 2012

Clay Lamp from Bhaktapur

Traditional clay lamps known as 'dallucha' on display for sale at Pottery square Bhaktapur. Such lamps can be seen hanged outside windows of traditional Newar houses for burning oil lamp called ‘arati’ every evening.

2 comments:

dongala (wanderer) said...

bhaktapur janu mann cha!: )
nice picture...

Subin Shrestha said...

These hanging traditional clay lamps are not actually called "daluchha". There's another term which I want to know. Would you mind telling the name if you know of it? (peace)

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