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Dorje Lingpa Ngacham, Nabji Drup: Third Day [Close shot]

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Title
Dorje Lingpa Ngacham, Nabji Drup: Third Day [Close shot]
Additional title: Drum Dance of Dorje Lingpa
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 756B
Topics
Dance -- Bhutan
Folk dancing -- Bhutan
Dance -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism
Rites & ceremonies -- Bhutan
Masks -- Bhutan
Festivals -- Bhutan
Dzongs -- Bhutan -- Trongsa
Trongsa (Bhutan : District)
Dance
Ritual and ceremonial dancing -- Bhutan
Drum dances -- Bhutan
Mask dances -- Bhutan
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Additional physical form: For wide shot version, see: *MGZIDF 756A.
Biographical/historical: The Nabji Drup begins after dark with the entrance of the GAPO-LA - the oldest man - who carries a phallus and engages in lewd banter with the audience.
Content: Nabji Drup, Third Day (Dec. 26, 2005): Shazam - Dance of the Four Stags ; Dorje Lingpa Ngacham - The Drum Dance of Dorje Lingpa ; Ging Tang Tsholing - Dance of the Ging and Tsholing.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Nabji Lhakang (courtyard looking along left diagonal towards the Lhakhang), in Trongsa, on Dec. 26, 2005.
Acquisition: Gift; Core of Culture. NN-PD
Biographical/historical: The festival is held in honor of Guru Rinpoche, the saint who introduced Buddhism in the 8th century and to commemorate the establishment of the Nabji temple. -- Bhutan Travel Club website.
Physical Description
Born digital
Extent: 1 video file (ca. 40 min.) : sound, color
Description
A special dance - and during the dance itself the Dorji Lingpa Monkey scales the large cypress tree in the Lhakhang - together with a troupe of atsaras. It is understood that the height to which the Monkey scales the tree determines the quality of the harvest for the coming year - so all eyes are on the monkey, and a strong and skilful climber is chosen for this part.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19808604
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 67ad83a0-e377-0130-4aa9-3c075448cc4b
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. "Dorje Lingpa Ngacham" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2005. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/691de390-e377-0130-3d01-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dorje Lingpa Ngacham" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 1, 2020. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/691de390-e377-0130-3d01-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2005). Dorje Lingpa Ngacham Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/691de390-e377-0130-3d01-3c075448cc4b

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Dorje Lingpa Ngacham