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Head Achara without mask

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Resource #: 68622 (URL for reference)

  • Achara (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Opening Dance of Atsara, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Khar

Keywords: Bowl, cloth, Cymbal, incense, mask, Phallus, table


by Sherig Dentshog

He was a main Achara of the festival. His name is Cheten Namgay and he kept his Achara mask on the altar with phallus and cymbal. He was young and very active to play his duty as a Achara.

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This resource was provided by Shejun (Documentation of Bhutan's Oral Cultures sponsored by Arcadia). The copyright holder is Shejun (only private uses permitted).

Resource type: Image

Photographer: Sherig Dentshog

Photograph Date: 15/Oct/2014

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