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The driging cham dance of Tertoen Pema Lingpa

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Resource #: 67783 (URL for reference)

  • The stag Dance or the Shazam Cham Dance (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Sacred Dance, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Chukha

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


by Dawa Tshering

The Stag Dance portrays the subjugation of the Wind God by Guru Rimpoche.In the 8th century there was a Wind God who created so much of trouble and unhappiness to the people. Guru subdued this wind God, thereby restoring peace and happiness.

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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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