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The Juging dance of Pema Lingpa

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Resource #: 67671 (URL for reference)

  • The Juging Cham Dance (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Terma Dance, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Chukha

Keywords: Cham, Chhukha, Chukha Dzong, people, Tsechu, Tsechu


by Dawa Tshering

This dance is performed during Tshechu festivals to chase away non human spirits harming the people.This Cham Dance are anciently performed in Drametse since centuries and later in the 19th century it got popular and the performed the throughout the country.

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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: Dawa Tshering

Photograph Date: 31/Oct/2014

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