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them_talk
Rikhi and Janak both talk about their activities of those days, especially about their visit to the movie hall in Dhankuta
nari_song
This is Narimaya's song. She tries to sing a good chintang song. But she mixes it with Bantawa.
phidang_talk
This text is about the various matters of Chintang. It deals mainly about the history of ginger cultivation in Chintang. Krishna Maya Rai also talks about the migration trend of Chintang and compares the current Chintang with the past. She also talks about Jalpa Devi temple in brief and about her childhood as well.
khebak_tale
The whole story is about the friendship between a crab and farmer who used to meet everyday. The narrator describes very interestingly how the crab saves its friend's life.
azikbhara_01
The blessing ceremony is done for the benefit of the outmarrying sisters.
song_Nep_01
A song celebrating the festival season.
Chin_people
This file consists of a large group of Photographs about Chintang and Chintang people which were captured by reasearch team. These photographs were taken in Chintang in different times.
warisama_talk
KM recalls her adulthood. She narrates how she passed her youth life in Chintang. Her grandson Mr. Suraya Walung Rai asks various questions related to her life.
tupla_rui_out
The two Chambak brothers here act as ordinary lay priests (wattong), offering two pigeons outside the house.
purna_song02
This is Purna's song. Much of it is in Bantawa, therefore the session hasn't been transcribed.
Chintang_land
This file consists of a large group of Photographs. These were taken in the field (Chintang and surrounding). These photographs are of Chintang landscape.
Lok_yatra
Lokendra talks about his journey. He explains all the natural settings and explains about his trip.
Field_work
This file consists of a large group of Photographs. These were taken in Dhankuta. NKR (Researcher) and IR, NP, GB (Research Assistant) were in the field in Dhankuta. All of them are working there with informants
them_talk
Rikhi and Janak both talk about their activities of those days. Janak asks Rikhi that why she did not go to her home yesterday. Rikhi says that she went to watch movie. But she had not enough money so she sat on the front row (cheap ticket), she added. Why didn't you ask with me for some money? Janak says.
tupla_rui_in
The two Chambak brothers here act as ordinary lay priests (wattong), doing offerings inside the house.
tupla_rui_02
The "collection" of the leaves is a complementary ritual to the tupla phema (sprinkling the leaves). Its process is very similar.
warisama_talk
Krishna Maya Rai recalls her adulthood. She narrates how she passed her youth life in Chintang. Her grandson Mr. Suraya Walung Rai asks various questions related to her life.
mangla_khang
This is the central performance of the domestic cycle, the divination for the household.
wassa_katha
This is a popular folk story about a little bird. It presents how a small bird saves its friends' life. The whole story is about the various activites of different animals of a Jungle.