Gandao in Kalasha culture

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Illustration

Dr. Muhammad Kashif Ali
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published on 30 November 2011

Gandao is the wooden image aimed at immortalizing the important departed souls of the Kalasha family member. Gandao is installed at cemetery.
The Kalasha is sole pagan tribe of Pakistan with numerical strength of 4000 approx. The Kalasha religion is more than 2000 years old.

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About the Author

Dr. Muhammad Kashif Ali
Ethno-historian focusing in mountain communities of Pakistan like Kalasha, Kho, Shin, Hunzakut, Balti etc, teaching history in university and PhD in ethno-history of the Kalasha people of Chitral-Pakistan.

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APA Style

Ali, D. M. K. (2011, November 30). Gandao in Kalasha culture. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/550/gandao-in-kalasha-culture/

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Ali, Dr. Muhammad Kashif. "Gandao in Kalasha culture." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 30, 2011. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/550/gandao-in-kalasha-culture/.

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Ali, Dr. Muhammad Kashif. "Gandao in Kalasha culture." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 30 Nov 2011. Web. 05 Feb 2023.

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