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Image casting in Oku Bahal

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"To this day Nepal is a living myth. It is enacted throughout the year in the succession of seasonal rites and festivals. No living art supports them any longer." Stella Kramrisch, a noted authority on Nepalese art ended her book 'Art of Nepal with these words. It is a common assumption, though one the authors of this paper feel to be incorrect. It could be said that Nepal, alone among her neighbours does indeed have a living art which is the continuation of an ancient tradition

Topics: Nepal, culture, architectural heritage, cultural anthropology, ethnic groups
Year: 2010
OAI identifier: oai:www.mtnforum.org:15708
Provided by: Mountain Forum
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