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Dorling Pacham, Nabji Drup: Fourth Day [Close shot]

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Title
Dorling Pacham, Nabji Drup: Fourth Day [Close shot]
Additional title: Dance of the Heroes (Dorje Lingpa Tradition)
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 760B
Topics
Dance -- Bhutan
Folk dancing -- Bhutan
Dance -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism
Rites & ceremonies -- Bhutan
Festivals -- Bhutan
Cymbals -- Bhutan
Dzongs -- Bhutan -- Trongsa
Trongsa (Bhutan : District)
Ritual and ceremonial dancing -- Bhutan
Drum dances -- Bhutan
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Additional physical form: For wide shot version, see: *MGZIDF 760A.
Content: 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, Fourth Day (Dec. 27, 2005): Chung Zam - Dance of the Garudas Dorling Gicham (tercham): Sword Dance (Dorje Lingpa Tradition) ; Dorling Pacham - Dance of the Heroes (Dorje Lingpa Tradition).
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Nabji Lhakang (courtyard looking along left diagonal towards the Lhakhang), in Trongsa, on Dec. 27, 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. 39 min.) : sound, color
Description
Chakar Lam Senior took over the Cymbals towards the end of this Dance - improving the overall tone and pace significantly. Pacham is one of the seven distinct dances belonging to the Dorling lineage. Chakar Lam says that in fact it should be dance of the heroines - as the head-dress distinguishes them as female - not male.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.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19808616
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9be5b330-e377-0130-22f0-3c075448cc4b
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. "Dorling Pacham" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2005. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9d2b3000-e377-0130-5657-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dorling Pacham" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 8, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9d2b3000-e377-0130-5657-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2005). Dorling Pacham Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9d2b3000-e377-0130-5657-3c075448cc4b

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Dorling Pacham