Wednesday, January 11, 2012

kagyad Dance

Kagyed or Kagyad is a Buddhist festival held in parts of northern India, particularly Sikkim. The Kagyed dance is performed on the 28th and 29th day of the 10th month of the Tibetan Calendar which usually falls in early December.
The Kagyed dance symbolizes destruction of the evil forces by burning effigies made of wood, flour, and paper. and dance  enact a variety of themes from the buddhist mythology. Practitioners also pray for peace and prosperity for every Sikimmese home. Annually the festival is performed by the monks at the  Tsuklakhang Palace,Phodong monastery and phensong monastery  two days before Sikkimese new year.

1 comment:

  1. nice post on Tibetan culture

    thanks for sharing



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