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The Bardo cham dance

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Resource #: 69452 (URL for reference)

  • Bardo Chams (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Holy Spring Narrative, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Thimphu

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


by Dawa Tshering

This dance signifies about the entire world after our death. Once we reached in an intermidiate state we encounter those animals which we see due to illusions. The withnessing of the cham is believe to be advantanges when we are in the Bardo the intermidiate state.

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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: 04/Oct/2014

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