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Furu made in Nepal Famous in Tibet


Kathmandu, March 21, 2018: Furu, a wooden bowl made in Nepal is becoming famous in Tibet. Tibetan use Furu in the rituals and they keep as the means of pride and dignity.

It is made and supplied by Tamang and Lama cast of Nepal and sold in the Tibetan market at the rate of 5000 to 15000 rupees.

Furu is made in Humla, Bajang, Mugu, Dolpa, and Darchula. The raw materials of Furu are basically formed from Tilyahilo and Pangar wood which are local names of trees. The knots of these trees are used to be cut and make a texture. One Furu bowl is made from one knot by using tools and crave on the goods which can make hollows on a knot.

According to local people of the western Himalayan region, Furu can be sold at near Kailash Mansarovar which is a pilgrimage of the Buddhist, Hindus and Bonobo religion.