kalash

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ka·lash

 (kŭ′lŭsh) also ka·la·sha (-lŭsh-ə)
n. Hinduism
A vessel used in rituals, especially a sacred water vessel.

[Hindi kalaś, water pot, from Sanskrit kalaśaḥ.]
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(2006), Anthropomorphic Representations of Divinities among the Kalasha of Chitral (Pakistan).
The Kalasha of Chitral have come to be considered a little cultural wonder.
(2006) Anthropomorphic Representations of Divinities among the Kalasha of Chitral (Pakistan).