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The dance of Ging clearing away the evil spirits.

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  • Tsholing cham Dance (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Sacred Dance, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Thimphu

Keywords: temple, Tendrel Thang, Thimphu Tshechu


by Dawa Tshering

This dance is performed during Tshechu festivals to chase away non human spirits harming the people.With the drum in his hand runs around the crowd to bless the people and to liberate them from the misfortunes. The dancers gathers together in the ground and display their dances to the public.

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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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