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A Bhuchen performer in the middle of a ritual dance, which involves sword play and piercing his cheeks with a thin iron rod

The Bhuchens of Pin Valley (Spiti) are wandering lamas who practice the tantric form of Buddhism. Originally from Tibet, earlier they used to travel from village to village preaching religious texts by way of theatrical performances. Today however they have settled at a small village called Khar.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2014
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Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 19, 2016, 1:09 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Focal Length: 35mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO200
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PHOTO LOCATION It was taken at a village, India