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Achara dance in circle

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Resource #: 68438 (URL for reference)

  • Achara Dance (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Lha, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Khar

Keywords: mask, people, phallus tip


by Sherig Dentshog

Acharas are performing dance in circle inside the Lhakhang by catching each other. THey have peculiar song which is inherited from their parents and it become a customs. This song need to sing by the Achara in every year in the festival.

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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: Sherig Dentshog

Photograph Date: 15/Oct/2014

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