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Tsholing cham dance, the resemblence of under world god

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  • Tsholing cham dance (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Terma Dance, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Thimphu

Keywords: temple, Tendrel Thang, Thimphu Tshechu


by Dawa Tshering

Tsholing is said to be one of the protector diety in the Buddhist belief. The Tsholing dance got different set of steps and resembling the godddes of the underworld. This dance was anciently founded by Terton Pemalingpa in 15th centuary.

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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: Tseten Tshering

Photograph Date: 05/Oct/2014

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