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Tungyam cham dance

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Resource #: 69427 (URL for reference)

  • Tungyam cham dance (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Holy Spring Narrative, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Thimphu

Keywords: Dances, dzong, people, Tashichoedzong, Thimphu Tsechu


by Dawa Tshering

This is also show the representations of Buddhist rich cultural spectrum. The patterns of the colours and types of dress they wore and the steps of the dance comprising the magnifient cham traditons in Bhutan. This cham is known as Tungym which was depicted from the text of Tantric Budhism.

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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: 03/Oct/2014

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