Tashi Lhunpo Monks

December 22, 2014  •  Leave a Comment

" Thanks, those are a knockout! ... Brings back great memories though public performances were very rare when I went to Tibet (twice!) "  - Stephen Lord, Author of the Adventure Cycle-Touring Handbook

Durdak - Death's embraceDurdak - Death's embraceThe Tashi Lhunpo monks, in exile from Shigatse, Tibet are now in Bylakuppe, Karnataka state, India. The order started in 1447. The skeletal dancers, Durdak, Lords of the cemetry is a dance showing death is never far away.

 


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