न’ गोदान हाबनाय (Noh gwdan habnai)

Cultural Narrative: 

Generally called 'hapsa hatharnai', it is a domestic ceremony performed by an individual household in the company of his neighbors while entering a new house or a homestead. The principal domestic deities, such as Bathou, and Mainao together with other lesser divinities are worshipped with prayers and oblations. The ceremony is consummated with liberal drinking of country liquor called ‘zou’ or ‘zu’ followed by a feast.

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