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Bathing in the Baghmati river valley outside Gokarna, Nepal

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Title:
Bathing in the Baghmati river valley outside Gokarna, Nepal
Description:
Pilgrims bathe in the Baghmati river at the Father's Day festival in Gokarna, Nepal.
Photographer:
Halpern, Joel Martin
Date:
1959
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Slides (photographs)
Location:
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Collection (local):
Joel M. Halpern Papers
Series:
Series 8. Graphic Material
Series 8A. Slides
Subjects:
Bathing customs
Buddhist pilgrims and pilgrimages
Clothing and dress
Fasts and feasts
Hindu pilgrims and pilgrimages
Landscapes
Mountains
Newar (Nepalese people)
Rites and ceremonies
Riparian areas
River channels
Rivers
Terracing
Places:
Nepal
Baghmati River (Nepal and India)
Kathmandu Valley (Nepal)
Extent:
1 slide ; 5 x 5 cm.
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Terms of Use:
All rights for this image are held by Joel M. Halpern. Requests to publish, redistribute, or replicate this material should be addressed to Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.
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Identifier:
mufs001-np-i0341