Gyalwang Karmapa Chief Guest at Bhutanese Cham Dances




14 January 2015
Druk Ngawang Thubten Chokling Monastery, Bodhgaya
On 14 January, dancers, leaping and prancing, came out to greet the Karmapa as he arrived at Ngawang Thubten Chokling, a Bhutanese Drukpa Kagyu monastery. They escorted the Karmapa along the path, lined with well-wishers offering their katas, to the welcome gate and further to the dance grounds and the main temple beyond, where the Abbot and senior monks waited to greet him. They invited the Karmapa inside where he lit a butter lamp and then took his seat on the veranda, surrounded by flowing yellow silk curtains. Under a golden canopy, the Karmapa enjoyed the colorful dances by the Bhutanese monks, who are justly famous for their agility and spirit.

2015.1.14 法王噶瑪巴出席不丹金剛舞 Gyalwang Karmapa Chief Guest at Bhutanese Cham Dances

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