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  • Wedding Song 2, 'Rongjianguxing (Sitting in Brother’s Home)' 

    Hu Qianma (World Oral Literature Project, 2011-12)
    A male and a female sing this song antiphonally during weddings. The song says, “We are all in my brother’s home chanting prayers and burning incense. Only burning incense and chanting prayers can bring good fortune to ...
  • Wedding Song 1, 'Nibayalilinong (Leading to a New Life)' 

    Hu Qianma (World Oral Literature Project, 2011-12)
    This wedding says, “Parents, please don’t say any inauspicious words during the wedding. Let us bless our children so they can have a good, new life.” 这个婚礼说道:“父母,请您不要在婚礼期间说任何不吉利的话。 让我们祝福我们的孩子,那样他们就会有美好的新生活。” གཉེན་སྟོན་ ...
  • Story 4, 'The Story of Chisengjiebu' 

    Hu Qianma (World Oral Literature Project, 2011-12)
    Chisengjiebu was half ghost and half water deity. He punished bad and unkind people and treated kind and hard-working people generously. 赤松杰布是半神半鬼。他惩罚坏人和不善良的人们,慷慨地对待善良和努力工作的人们。 ཁྲི་སྲུང་རྒྱལ་པོ་ནི་གླུ་འདྲེ་གཉིས་ཀ་ཡིན། ...
  • Story 3, 'The Story of Three Brothers' 

    Hu Qianma (World Oral Literature Project, 2011-12)
    Three brothers lived together. The oldest son and second-oldest son were cruel and lazy. They never worked in the fields while the youngest one worked very hard. The gods couldn’t bear this, and so sent a flood to punish ...

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