Galina Suikieva, About Tsagan Sar
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Terbish, B., & Churyumova, E. (2018). Galina Suikieva, About Tsagan Sar [Video file]. https://doi.org/10.17863/CAM.25309
Galina talks about the symbolism of some biscuit varieties that people make at Tsagan Sar. She says the following: During Tsagan Sar one should pray to Okn Tengri who is the goddess-protector of all women. Men also should make offerings to gods. On the eve of the celebration, people make bortsg biscuits, including the following varieties: tselvg symbolizes the sun so that it always shines, khorkha symbolizes growing livestock and fertility, zhola resembles a horse rain. It symbolizes longevity so that all roads are always open.
Tsagan sar, biscuits, symbolism
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