DOBES Archive

clan_his_1
It is a small narrative on the division of clans among Chintang Rai of Sambugãu. It describes them as being the offspring of a forefather called Sambhong (Sambong) who settled in the area.
sudhar_khip
It is the worship of the Khipmang. The Khipmang is done in various occasions but it is such a occasion, which is concerned with the correction of the god. It is called in Mang sudharne. If there is any fault, it is corrected by worshipping. It is not regular worship.
rajdeo_02
It is the worship of Rajedeo, the ancestral worship of Chintang Rai with chanting mundhum by Wattong. It was performed at the beginning of the Nuwangi cycle, the first fruits offering in autumn, when the newly harvested rice is presented at the houseshrine to the ancestors.
sudhar_daijo
It is the worship of the Dahalung. It is worshipped three times in each year on the occasion of the Baisakhe Purne, Bhadaure Purne and Panimagne. The Dahalung is a small pond with flowing a tap. It is worshipped after the worship of Jalpa debi.
kholamang
This ritual is a part of the Nuwagi cycle, the first fruits offering in autumn. The ancestral offering performed for the spirit called Kholamang who is worshipped outside the house with chanting in the ritual language of the mundhum by wattong, a village elder.
budhohang_wal
It is the worship of the Budhohang. It is also believed as a living king as well as god. The Budhohang is taken as father of the Rajdeu. It is worshipped after finishing Khipmang, the house deity. While worshipping the Budhohang, we need separate altar. In altar, there are one calabash, Tongba, a bamboo can used for drinking beer. One pair of banana leaf called Tupla in ritual language is kept in front of the calabash and Tongba. Sometimes, pig and chicken are offered. If they are not available, an egg is offered with chanting the mundum by knowledgeable elders. In this worship, priest is Sarjal Rai and chanted the mundum by Bal Bahadur Rai and offered one egg.
poluwa_wal
It is a ritual called poluwa pakuwa. It is performed at the end of the any worship. Whatever they offer for the time worshipping, they are burn on the fire and offered.
wal_yupung01
It is the worship of Yupung, ubhauli festival among Chintang with chanting the mundum by an knowledgeable elders called Bal Bahadur Rai (BBS).
sudhar_cuwa
It is the worship of the Cuwamang. Cuwamang is worshipped by special clans, namely, Tuprihang, Anada, Angbura. It is worshipped near the Budhahang and the Palawa. It has its own temporary altar, in which one calabash and one pair of banana leaf are needed. It was performed on the occasion of correction worship. It is worshipped with chanting the mundum by knowledgeable elders. Eggs are offered to it. It is a worship, which is related to water. Water is taken as the god in this worship. In the mythology of the Chintang, there was a person, whose name was Arihang. He had a son, whose name was Dhilungtang Kurinahang Pe?wahang and killed by his uncle in the river. After some years, Arihang got one son again, whose name was Rangtumpa and offspring of the Rangtupa worship water as the god. It is worshipped by the special clans called Tuprihang, Ananda, Angbura.
kholamang_wal
It is the worship of Kholamang. Kholamang is also important deity. It is believed as the hunter god. It is worshipped outside the house and just after Rajdeu. IAn knowledgeable elder chants the mundum language when the kholamang is worshipped. In this worship, Sarjal is a priest and elder called Bal Bahadur chants the mundhum.
rajdeo_01
The session records the worship of Rajdeo in the context of the Nuwagi ritual in Chintang. The ritual language (Mundhum) is chante by a knowledgeable elder (wattong).
nuwagi_02
It is one of the main parts of ancestral worship. The wattong, a knowledgeable person chants the Mundhum and offers chickens, pigs and eggs. In this particula case, the householder himself is the wattong.
puchamang_d
It is the worship of Puchamang with chanting the Mundhum by Wattong, Puchamang is worshipped by some clans and some clans don't worship. In the time of worship of Nuwangi and Yupung, Puchamang is worshipped. In Puchamang, snake is taken as the God.
rajdeu_wal01
It is the worship of Rajedeo, the holy deity of Chintang Rai with chanting mundhum by Wattong.
pani_patal
It is one worship of Panimagne worship. It is performed in the forest called Patal where drums are played and people dance with playing the drums and singing a typical songs. This worship is performed in the permanent altar and priest worships and the wattongs (BBR and BhB) chant the munduma.
Chintang_sahid
It is an interview with one of the martyrs' family. He narrates the past event of Chintang incident which was happened in 1979 (2036 B.S). He is one of the sons of martyr Dhan Bir Darji. His father was killed by armed police/army in that incident.
mang_daijo
This is the ritual which is performed on the occasion of the deity bringing in form female side. This consists of both chantation and performances.
rajdeu_wal02
It is the worship of Rajedeo, the holy ancestral worship of Chintang Rai with chanting mundhum by Wattong.
dasa_walung
This worship is called the dasa khokma, an occasional ritual, which is performed to avoid the bad days. It is worshipped occasionally. It depends on the person's interest. Whatever and whenever the worship is performed depends on the householder. It is worship with chanting the Mundum by a knowledgeable elder (BBS). It is worshipped outside the house and made temporary altar for it like in the Rajdeu. In this dasakhokma worship, Lakhman Rai is a priest and the mundum chanted by Bal Bahadur Rai
pani_hattimang
It is the worship of the Hattimang. Sometimes, it is called Jagitra. It is worshipped three times in each year on the occasion of the Baisakhe Purne, Bhadaure Purne and Panimagne. A place where the Hattimang is worshipped is near about the Chintang debi. It is worshipped after the worship of the Dahalung.