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Chorten Kora, Inner circuit shots, outer circuit people, chorten and river sweep shots

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Title
Chorten Kora, Inner circuit shots, outer circuit people, chorten and river sweep shots
Additional title: Drukpe Kora, Circumambulation of the Chorten
Additional title: Circumambulation of the Chorten
Names
Core of Culture (Organization) (Producer)
Core of Culture (Organization) (Donor)
Collection

Bhutan Dance Project, Core of Culture

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2005
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 655
Topics
Dance -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism
Rites & ceremonies -- Bhutan
Festivals -- Bhutan
Rites and ceremonies -- Bhutan
Stūpas -- Bhutan
Circumambulation -- Religious aspects
Rivers -- Bhutan
Genres
Documentary films
Notes
Biographical/historical: Built in Nepalese style based on the model of the Boudhanath stupa in Nepal by Lama Ngawang Loday in 1740. The main statue in the temple is of Guru Rinpoche. It is said that an eight year old girl from Arunachal Pradesh was sacrificed here when she entered the stupa and was immured during its construction. In her memory, the people of Arunachal Pradesh still visit every year for kora (circumambulation) during the great religious festival that is held in mid-March. Also masses of people from all parts of the eastern region come to mark these celebrations, particularly from the valleys of Merak Sakten.
Venue: Videotaped at Trashiyangtze Dzong, on the first floor balcony with ground level shots of Chorten Kora and the river, on Mar. 10, 2005.
Acquisition: Gift; Core of Culture. NN-PD
Physical Description
Born digital
Extent: 1 video file (51 min.) : sound, color
Description
There are two main festivals that take place at the Chorten: the Dakpe Kora on the 15th day of the First Lunar month, which sees the circumambulation of the Chorten by the Dakpe people from Tawang, in memory of the eight-year old girl from that place who is said to have offered herself as a sacrifice, and the Drukpe Kora on the 30th day of the First Month which sees the circumambulation of the Chorten by thousands of Bhutanese pilgrims to the site.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19766214
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 346d3bd0-8292-0130-9786-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
Core of Culture
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Item timeline of events

  • 2005: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Chorten Kora" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2005. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/352b5b50-8292-0130-c673-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Chorten Kora" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 17, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/352b5b50-8292-0130-c673-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2005). Chorten Kora Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/352b5b50-8292-0130-c673-3c075448cc4b

Wikipedia Citation

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Chorten Kora