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Serpents raising sword and skull

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Resource #: 68692 (URL for reference)

  • Raised sword (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Lha, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Khothagpa

Keywords: Mask dancer, Villagers


by Sherig Dentshog and Ngawang Loday

Mask dancers in orange and blue dress are raising the sword and the skull in their hand; standing back to back. There is a fearful blazing face on their dress.

Associated Resources

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: Ngawang Loday

Photograph Date: 01/Oct/2014

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