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Organizers (eldest males from the 6 families) of the Dumji Festival do the {quote}opening ceremony{quote} in which they take prayer flags (white) and chang to a high puja altar for the God of the Khumbu (Kumbuyula).   The flags and juniper branch are tied to the altar.

Organizers (eldest males from the 6 families) of the Dumji Festival do the "opening ceremony" in which they take prayer flags (white) and chang to a high puja altar for the God of the Khumbu (Kumbuyula). The flags and juniper branch are tied to the altar.