Sho is a traditional game of Sikkim, also called SHOH and is very popular among middle and worker class.
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This dice game Shoh is played using two dice which are shaken in a wooden bowl which is then upturned on a circular leather ‘plate’ with a loud thump and a shout. The score is kept using small cowries (comes from a Hindi word “कौड़ी” or “कौरी”).
One can also play Sho with small amount of money.
Minimum number of players are 2 and the maximum number is four.
What are the traditional games of Sikkim?
Traditional games are those games within a society that people have played for many years. They could be indoor or outdoor games. In other words, they are the games and movements that are traditional to our cultures, from dances to ball games and water sports. UNESCO has recognized TRADITIONAL SPORTS AND GAMES (TSG) as world intangible heritage.
Why are traditional games important?
What are the values of traditional games?
What are some popular sports of Sikkim?
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Hey tell us that how to play..
Aah, wait for my next post. Video is coming for you. 🙂
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We call it Kavadi in Malayalam, used by astrologers.
Didn’t know there’s a game using this. 🙂
woah back in 2010. now i have time travelled to 2020. just asking if you are still connected. btw I’m also from kerala
Yeah, the spelling differs only by an alphabet. And there are plenty of games using these Kauwdis, especially in east India. 🙂
interesting .. i wud surly want to learn seems the family can sit and play it all together
It is. 🙂
We could not fully understand the game. When I asked them, there was language barrier.
After coming back I tried to find on the net but without any success. Whatever I could gather from them, including the name, is here. They did not tell me about wooden bowl or leather plate. It was me who looked at those things curiously and found out. 🙂
I have taken a small video which will come as my next post. 🙂
Interesting post Nisha 🙂
Reminds me of Mah Jong in China!
Now that you’ve mentioned, I’ll have to search for it on net. 🙂
Is Mah Jong = My battle ?