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Zhig Zhig pem Cham dance at Khothagpa Tsechu

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Resource #: 68762 (URL for reference)

  • Zhing Zhig Pem Cham (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Lha, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Khothagpa

Keywords: Cham, Khothakpa, Lhakhang, people


by Sherig Dentshog and Ngawang Loday

This cham is perforned in Khothagpa Tsechu festival and it signifies the dance of goddes. The performers wears different patterns of dress and a crown, collectively represents the dakini to subdue the non human spirits and devils harming the locality.

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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: Ngawang Loday

Photograph Date: 02/Oct/2014

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