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Ceremonial Dance Jambay Lakhang Monastery, Bumthang, Bhutan

Ceremonial dances represent the victory of virtuous forces over evil forces or demons. The festival at Jambay Lakhang Monastery continues throughout the day. Jambay Lakhang Tsechu (means literally Festival of Jambay Lakhang Monastery) in Bumthang. The Jambay Lakhang Tsechu like many other Buddhist monastery festivals is held annually to celebrate the Guru Rinpoche who introduced the Tantric Vajrayana subsect in Tibetan Mahayana Buddhism. These festivals in each monastery are mostly an annual event. Monasteries are located in each district of Bhutan so a Tsechu festival may occur somewhere in Bhutan during each month of a given year.

TAGS: Bhutan, Buddhist

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© Joan Sharma.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2016
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2018, 12:57 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D
Focal Length: 45mm
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PHOTO LOCATION Bumthang, Bhutan