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De Gey Ku Cham. Thimphu Drubchen: Day One [Wide shot] [electronic resource].

Title
De Gey Ku Cham. Thimphu Drubchen: Day One [Wide shot] [electronic resource].
Publication
2006.
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Description
1 digital video file (ca. 98 min.): digital, stereo., H.264 file.
Uniform Title
Bhutan Dance Project, Core of Culture.
Alternative Title
  • Dance of the Eight Kinds of Spirits. Thimphu Drubchen: Day One [Wide shot]
  • Dzg. De Gyad
Subject
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Filmed dance.
  • Filmed performances.
  • Video.
Note
  • For close shot version, see: *MGZIDF 899B.
  • Programme for the Thimphu Drubchen, Day One (Sept. 27, 2006): Zhanag Nga Cham - (21 dancers) The Drum Dance of the Black Hats ; De Gey Ku Cham (Dzg. De Gyad) - Dance of the Eight Kinds of Spirits.
Access (note)
  • Open.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Trashi Cho [Tashichho] Dzong, in Thimphu, Bhutan (ground level: looking across arena along the right diagonal towards the Je Khenpho's seat), on Sept. 27, 2006.
Source (note)
  • Core of Culture.
Biography (note)
  • The 11-day annual Lhamoi Drubchhen, is a rite performed to appease Pelden Lhamo (the Goddess Mahakali), one of the three main spiritual protectors of the Drukpa Kagyue school of Buddhism. The sacred 11-day ceremony is performed by His Holiness the Je Khenpo and 250 monks of the central monk body at the Dukhang (congregation hall) of Tashichhodzong for 22 hours at a stretch in a day with only short breaks for meals and rest. The clergy performs a three-day rite for the Thimphu Domchoe while the Lham Tsomo dance, a highlight of the Thimphu Domchoe festival, is performed in the courtyard of the Tashichhodzong.
  • The Drubchhen was instituted between 1705 and 1709 by Kuenga Gyaltshen, the first reincarnation of Jampel Dorji, the son of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 899A
Title
De Gey Ku Cham. Thimphu Drubchen: Day One [Wide shot] [electronic resource].
Imprint
2006.
Country of Producing Entity
Bhutan.
Series
Bhutan Dance Project, Core of Culture.
Summary
Another subjugation dance taking place around a central black triangular box The Thimpu De Gey Ku Cham is different to the one performed in Paro. see notes: The Ku is an honorific making this title something like the Elevated Dance of the Eight Kinds of Spirits.
Access
Open.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Trashi Cho [Tashichho] Dzong, in Thimphu, Bhutan (ground level: looking across arena along the right diagonal towards the Je Khenpho's seat), on Sept. 27, 2006.
Biography
The 11-day annual Lhamoi Drubchhen, is a rite performed to appease Pelden Lhamo (the Goddess Mahakali), one of the three main spiritual protectors of the Drukpa Kagyue school of Buddhism. The sacred 11-day ceremony is performed by His Holiness the Je Khenpo and 250 monks of the central monk body at the Dukhang (congregation hall) of Tashichhodzong for 22 hours at a stretch in a day with only short breaks for meals and rest. The clergy performs a three-day rite for the Thimphu Domchoe while the Lham Tsomo dance, a highlight of the Thimphu Domchoe festival, is performed in the courtyard of the Tashichhodzong.
The Drubchhen was instituted between 1705 and 1709 by Kuenga Gyaltshen, the first reincarnation of Jampel Dorji, the son of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal.
Source
Gift; Core of Culture. NN-PD
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Local Subject
Ritual and ceremonial dancing -- Bhutan.
Mask dances -- Bhutan.
Spirit dances -- Bhutan.
Added Author
Core of Culture (Organization)
Core of Culture. Donor
Added Title
Dance of the Eight Kinds of Spirits. Thimphu Drubchen: Day One [Wide shot]
Dzg. De Gyad
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 899A
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