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Durthro Dagmo Chezhi.

Title
Durthro Dagmo Chezhi. Nabji Drup: Second Day [Wide shot] [electronic resource].
Publication
2005.

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Description
1 digital video file (9 min.) : digital, stereo., H.264 file.
Uniform Title
Bhutan Dance Project, Core of Culture.
Alternative Title
  • Dance of the Four Lords of the Charnel Grounds. Nabji Drup: Second Day [Wide shot]
  • Durdag
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Filmed dance.
  • Filmed performances.
  • Video.
Note
  • For close shot version, see: *MGZIDF 750B.
  • The Nabji Drup begins after dark with the entrance of the GAPO-LA - the oldest man - who carries a phallus and engages in lewd banter with the audience.
  • Nabji Drup, Second Day (Dec. 25, 2005): Zheng Zhi Pem - Ritual for Longevity ; Shinjey Yab Yum - Dance of the Lord of Death and his Consort ; Nyulemai Cham - The Dance of the Evil Spirit (Peling) ; Jug Ging - Dance of the Ging with Batons ; Durdag - Dance of the Four Lords of the Charnel Grounds ; (Peling) Dri Ging - Dance of the Ging with Swords ; (Peling) Nga Ging - Dance of the Ging with Drums ; Jakchung Berchung.
Access (note)
  • Open.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Nabji Lhakang (on raised wall looking at the Lhakang along the right diagonal), in Trongsa, on Dec. 25, 2005.
Source (note)
  • Core of Culture.
Biography (note)
  • The festival is held in honor of Guru Rinpoche, the saint who introduced Buddhism in the 8th century and to commemorate the establishment of the Nabji temple. -- Bhutan Travel Club website.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 750A
OCLC
840410883
Title
Durthro Dagmo Chezhi. Nabji Drup: Second Day [Wide shot] [electronic resource].
Imprint
2005.
Country of Producing Entity
Bhutan.
Series
Bhutan Dance Project, Core of Culture.
Summary
The title Durthro Dagmo (Charnel Ground) Che (Lord) Zhi (Four) is generally shortened to Durdag when referring to this skeleton dance. These four Lords are protectors of the religion who inhabit the eight large cremation grounds situated on the external edges of Mount Sumeru.
Access
Open.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Nabji Lhakang (on raised wall looking at the Lhakang along the right diagonal), in Trongsa, on Dec. 25, 2005.
Biography
The festival is held in honor of Guru Rinpoche, the saint who introduced Buddhism in the 8th century and to commemorate the establishment of the Nabji temple. -- Bhutan Travel Club website.
Source
Gift; Core of Culture. NN-PD
Connect to:
Local Subject
Ritual and ceremonial dancing -- Bhutan.
Mask dances -- Bhutan.
Added Author
Core of Culture (Organization)
Core of Culture. Donor
Added Title
Dance of the Four Lords of the Charnel Grounds. Nabji Drup: Second Day [Wide shot]
Durdag
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 750A
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