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Durthro Dagmo Chezhi, Nyimalung Trenda: Chamjug, Rehearsal Day [Close shot]

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Title
Durthro Dagmo Chezhi, Nyimalung Trenda: Chamjug, Rehearsal Day [Close shot]
Additional title: Dance of the Four Lords of the Charnel Grounds
Additional title: Durdag
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 681B
Topics
Dance -- Bhutan
Folk dancing -- Bhutan
Dance -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism
Rites & ceremonies -- Bhutan
Festivals -- Bhutan
Dzongs -- Bhutan -- Bumthang (District)
Bumthang (Bhutan : District)
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Content: Nyimalung Trenda in 2005, Day One: 15th/6/2005, Chamjug Rehearsal Day: Shinjey Phomo - Dance of the Lord of Death and his Consort ; Shazam - Dance of the Four Stags ; Chipdril - Entry Procession ; Zhanag Cham - Dance of the Black Hats ; Durdag - Dance of the Four Lords of Charnel ; Dramitse Nga Cham.
Venue: Videotaped in rehearsal at the Nyimalung Dratsang (ground floor/raised area to left of right-hand door; looking medially across arena), in Bumthang, on June 15, 2005.
Acquisition: Gift; Core of Culture. NN-PD
Physical Description
Born digital
Extent: 1 video file (ca. 13 min.) : sound, color
Description
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.Nyimalung Trenda is held for three days on the 8th to the 10th day of the 5th Bhutanese month. The final blessing day coincides with the anniversary of the Birth of Guru Rinpoche. A Chamjug or rehearsal day is held on the 7th day of the Lunar month.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19774083
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3eecaad0-8292-0130-911b-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
Core of Culture
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Item timeline of events

  • 2005: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Durthro Dagmo Chezhi" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2005. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3f0a0540-8292-0130-5741-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Durthro Dagmo Chezhi" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 31, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3f0a0540-8292-0130-5741-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2005). Durthro Dagmo Chezhi Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3f0a0540-8292-0130-5741-3c075448cc4b

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Durthro Dagmo Chezhi