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Plinth of Fasi Dega (Silu Mahadev) destroyed in the 2015 earthquake Limbu, Bina


Along with many residential buildings, many temples also collapsed completely during the 2015 earthquake, with only their plinths remaining. These temples are slowly being rebuilt. Reconstruction had started by the time of the third phase of fieldwork. Taken during the 1st phase of fieldwork conducted by the research team based at Social Science Baha in Kathmandu, Nepal, as part of the SSHRC Partnership Development Grant, ‘Expertise, Labour and Mobility in Nepal’s Post-Conflict, Post-Disaster Reconstruction’. See project details at https://elmnr.arts.ubc.ca/.

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