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The sacred dance of Raksha Lango in Chhukha Tsechu

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Resource #: 67772 (URL for reference)

  • The Tungam Cham dance (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Terma Dance, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Chukha

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


by Dawa Tshering

Shingji Yab Yum dance is usually performed to purify negative deeds of the people and to enlingten to the Buddhahood. This shot was taken during Chukha Tsechu festival, the people from of Chhukha, wangchu and nearby villages came to withness the festival to get blessings. The Tshehu is not only meant for the blessings and watching dances but it also the opportunity for them to meet friends, relatives and the parent as well.

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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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