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They are on the way for ablution

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Resource #: 68860 (URL for reference)

  • Ablution for the Cham Dancers (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Procession, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Nangkor

Keywords: Acharas, Cymbal, drum, forest


by Sherig Dentshog

They are going for the Ablution since it is a custom that they need to do. They are moving east direction where there is a water to do their ablution. While they are going, Acharas makes lot of jokes and other participants beats musics and ladies sing a song along with music.

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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: Ngawang Loday

Photograph Date: 05/Oct/2014

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