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Shinjey Yab Yum, Nabji Drup: Second Day [Close shot]

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Title
Shinjey Yab Yum, Nabji Drup: Second Day [Close shot]
Additional title: Dance of the Lord of Death and his Consort
Names
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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 748B
Topics
Dance -- Bhutan
Folk dancing -- Bhutan
Dance -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism
Rites & ceremonies -- Bhutan
Masks -- Bhutan
Festivals -- Bhutan
Dzongs -- Bhutan -- Trongsa
Trongsa (Bhutan : District)
Ritual and ceremonial dancing -- Bhutan
Mask dances -- Bhutan
Animal dances -- Bhutan
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Additional physical form: For wide shot version, see: *MGZIDF 748A.
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, Second Day (Dec. 25, 2005): Zheng Zhi Pem - Ritual for Longevity ; Shinjey Yab Yum - Dance of the Lord of Death and his Consort ; Nyulemai Cham - The Dance of the Evil Spirit (Peling) ; Jug Ging - Dance of the Ging with Batons ; Durdag - Dance of the Four Lords of the Charnel Grounds ; (Peling) Dri Ging - Dance of the Ging with Swords ; (Peling) Nga Ging - Dance of the Ging with Drums ; Jakchung Berchung.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Nabji Lhakang (courtyard looking along left diagonal towards the Lhakhang), in Trongsa, on Dec. 25, 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 (11 min.) : sound, color
Description
Shinjey Yab Yum - Dance of Yamantaka, the Lord of Death, and his Consort, each wearing wrathful Bull masks. This dance, which always occurs at the start of proceedings sees the pair clearing the arena of evil influence and blessing the site prior to the arrival on earth of the Deities that are to follow.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19807066
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e21c6100-e376-0130-46c7-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
Core of Culture
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  • 2005: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Shinjey Yab Yum" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2005. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e3718e50-e376-0130-94ee-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Shinjey Yab Yum" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 15, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e3718e50-e376-0130-94ee-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2005). Shinjey Yab Yum Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e3718e50-e376-0130-94ee-3c075448cc4b

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Shinjey Yab Yum