Bohra traditions: Lota

Bohra traditions: Lota
The Lota (watering can) is used to wash hands before the meal. The white sheet below is called a Safra (Safro in Gujrati).

6 comments:

flying cow said...

where is halai hiding?

Saira said...

Your photographs keep getting better and better. :)

Faraz said...

hiba: Last I saw Abbas, he told me that he was in Karachi

saira: Thank you :)

Ayesha said...

Saira - you HAD to say this on lota picture..!! lol

jokes apart..Certainly you are getting technically very sound.

and guess.. hiba was trying to make a connection betwene picture and halai, was it so hiba?

Jnarin said...

Missed most of your posts... Great to see you back and posting.. :-)
Nice shtos, all of them..
Hope you are feeling better.....

Abbas Halai said...

heh it's called a "chillumchee lota" or more commonly, just a chillumchee. not to be confused with any other form of a lota.

and cow.....hmph. no faith.