Rehal | Book stand


Category: Vastu
Location: Sangrur, Sangrur, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This rehal was recorded at a residence where it was used to keep the Guru Grath Sahib, the holy book of Sikhism. Such an arrangement is more commonly seen in gurdwara. The rehal is usually covered with embroidered cloth, on which the book is then kept.

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