This gallery contains images from the Sherpa section of the information resource, from Sherpa peoples homelands in Nepal, to culture and society.
Mr Sana Sherpa, Chair of the Sherpa Association UK, on the occasion of Losar 2020. Mr Sherpa and the Sherpa Association UK provided invaluable guidance and support to the heritage project over two years
In the High Himalaya
Solu Kumbu and the main Sherpa lands on the Nepal border with Tibet
Mr Sana Sherpa, family members and some of the Committee members of the Sherpa Association UK, 2019
Ceremony of blessing of Losar 2020 Programme with Ambassador of Nepal to the UK presentation: Ashford, Kent
Sherpa women in traditional attire: Nepal
Yak, with High Himalaya in background
Mrs Mingma Sherpa to right, with husband centre, and daughter to left, wearing traditional Sherpa costume: Losar 2020, Ashford, Kent
Some traditional Sherpa and Nepali snacks: Losat 2020: Ashford, Kent
Riki Kur — traditional Sherpa butter and potato omelette
In place of honour, our concluding image is of a spiritual and religious nature — both central to Sherpa culture that follows Himalayan and Nepali-Tibetan shamanic and Tibetan religious-spiritual faiths and cultures: an example of Thangka Sherpa – Tibetan religious iconographic painting.