Rituals

It is the worship of the Budhohang, the holy ancestral worship of Chintang Rai with chanting mundhum by Wattong. In all rituals, the Budhohang is worshipped.
The Budhohang is one of the most important deities among Chintang and is worshipped in all rituals. The Budhohang was king in Khalsa territory but he disappeared so he is believed as a living god.
This is the second ritual in a series of offerings held at the house of the chambak (shaman) on the second day of the Wadhangmi festival.
Offering for Budhahang on the second day of the Wadhangmi festival.
This is the second ritual in a series of offerings held at the house of the chambak (shaman) on the second day of the Wadhangmi festival.
Offering for Budhahang on the second day of the Wadhangmi festival.
The Burhohang ritual takes place inside the house. Offerings include a tongba (bamboo container with millet beer) and cindo ( calebash with millet beer), as well as leaves with rice.
This offering for Burhahang is part of the tupla ruiʔma ritual performed on the sixt day of Wadhangmi. It was performed at the house of the Chambak BhB.
The Budhahang offering belongs to the domestic sequence of rituals during Wadhangmi. It is celebrated here inside the house. Dagendra, the priest of Chintang Devi is giving instructions to the performer DBP.
This is the ritual of the Budhahang inside the house.
This is a shamanic session performed by Chambak, a tribal shaman. He performed this session for death rituals.
This is a cultural event. It is mixed up with Nepal and Bantawa language.
Netra was requested by the participants to record this cultural event. It is one of the cultural programmes of Chintang people and is performed before Dashain.
This text is about the dressing ceremony in Chintang culture. It is also noted that this is not the native chintang culture. It is borrwed from Brahmin or Chettri. The Wattong blesses and others put tika on the Child's forehead. As this is not originally chintang culture there are dozens of words borrowed from Nepali.
Netra was requested by the participants to record this session. This session is on the Dressing ceremony of a Chintang Child. When a child gets of 6 months, then new dress is offered to him or her. This is a common kiranti culture. The recording took place inside the house and there was no light, so the recordings are not too clear.
This is the ritual called asikabara, a blessing ceremony. This is an important ritual among Chintang Rai whether they belong to Chintang clan or not. This ritual is performed once during his/her life. This must be performed in and around the temple of Chintang Devi.
This is one of the rituals among Chintang people. This is called Asikabara, a blessing ceremony. In this ritual, child or man or woman are entered the temple of Chhintang Devi and parents and knowledgeable elders worship the goddess for blessing the child, man, woman. This must be done once during life.
The blessing is performed fo the outmarried sisters of the lineage as well as for other relatives. Raksi (liquor) is offered in a calabash, also beer in a wooden container, and sidra, a little fish, and radish is offered in plate.
This is a short ritual of blessing performed on the fourth day of the Wadhangmi festival in the private household of Jaya Bahadur Tele.
This is the blessing for the benefit of the affines celebrated by all original households of the Chintang.
This is a blessing performed during the Wadhangmi festival outside the house.
The blessing ceremony is done for the benefit of the outmarrying sisters.
This is a blessing which takes place at the beginning of ritual events at the house of the Nakchong, the priest of the Chintang Devi temple.
The two Chambak brothers perform the azikbhara blessing ritual after the conclusion of the divination ritual.
Concluding the divination on the last (sixth) day of the Wadhangmi festival the chambak priests bless the household.
This consists of several worships and offerings. In this time, they manage a big village fair.
This is the ritual called Baisakhe Purne, worship on the full moon of April-May. This is both ritual and festival.
This consists of several worships and offerings. In this time, they manage a big village fair.
This consists of several worships and offerings. In this time, they manage a big village fair.
This consists of several worships and offerings. In this time, they manage a big village fair.
This consists of several worships and offerings. In this time, they manage a big village fair.
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.
It is one of the worship among Chintang ritual. It is very important deity. The Budhohang was king of Khalsa territory and he disappeared. He is believed as a living king and taken as the god. It worshipped in each and every rituals among Chintang clans.
In this session, the knoledgeable elder (BBR) chants the mundum for this worship. They offer pigeons, duck eggs.
This is a small worship which consists of the Wadhangmi, the big ritual and festival. In this worship, sister relations are blessed through this worship.
This is a small worship for blessing the female side. On this occasion, the knowledgeable elder (BBR) chanted the ritual language.
This is the session of ritual invocation. It was performed on the occasion of the Wadhangmi festival. In this worship, sister relations are blessed through this worship.
This is a dance performed by the Chambak (shaman) at the house of the Nakchong (priest) in front of the shrine of the Chintang Devi, performed in the context of the Wadhangmi festival.
This is the dance done by Chambak, a tribal shaman on the occasion of the Wadhangmi.