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Ging cham dance the prortector and the guardians of the Buddha Dharma

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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

In every Tshechu festivals Ging dance is performed to drive away the non human spirits.. With his terrifying mask with the drum in his hand goes around the people and give blessing to erase misfortunes. The people Ging 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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