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The dance of Ging in different pose

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Resource #: 69366 (URL for reference)

  • Tsholing cham Dance (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Sacred Dance, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Thimphu

Keywords: temple, Tendrel Thang, Thimphu Tshechu


by Dawa Tshering

This dance has got different steps which is unique from each other and carry drum and stick in their hand. While dancing, Tsholing and the GIng must perform together to convince the sentient being about how they had subdued the devil or the destroyers of the Buddha dharma.

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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: Tseten Tshering

Photograph Date: 05/Oct/2014

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