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Obrzęd sanjhi, Radżastan (Dokument ikonograficzny)

Sanjhi rite, Rajasthan (Iconographic document)

Photography (scan from a slide). In the picture you can see a couple of girls who are preparing the sacrifice of food. They put grain into small clay dishes. It is a fragment of sanjhi rite done by unmarried girls. For a few days a month (the dark side of the lunar month just before the monsoon rainy season)they stick various patterns and images on the walls of houses, and the last day they carry …