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Achara is offering salt from his phallus

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Resource #: 68558 (URL for reference)

  • A Dance composed by Sangay Lingpa (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Monastic Dance, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Khar

Keywords: Acharas, people


by Sherig Dentshog

The Atsara is holding one of the dancer to put wodden phallus into the mouth of the dancer. It symbolizes offering a salt to the dancer.

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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: 16/Oct/2014

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