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The Dance of the Gings


During the public rehearsal of an annual festival of sacred dances at Shechen Monastery in Nepal, the dancers do not wear masks or costumes but add multicolored scarves to their monastic dress. Here, they practice a dance in honor of sixteen spiritual ‘heroes' called 'gings' in the monastery courtyard. (2012)


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Lama formerly disciple of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche (Eastern Tibet, 2010)

Thought of the week

At the beginning nothing comes, in the middle nothing stays, in the end nothing goes.
MILAREPA (1040-1123)
Jetsun Milarepa (btsun rje mi la ras pa, 1040-1123), extracted from the Hundred Thousand Songs (mi la'i mgur 'bum), edited by Tsang Nyon Heruka (gtsang smyon he ru ka rus pa'i rgyan can, 1452-1507), Gangtok, Sherab Gyaltshen, 1983.
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