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Terma Dance

Tercham is a set of unique dances associated with the institution where it is performed and the terton or treasure discoverer who is said to have composed and/or introduced it. The dances are performed with some degree of secrecy in the middle of the night or within temple walls. The dancers somtimes are naked except for the masks which cover the face. The dances are known for their power to bless people.

  • གཏེར་འཆམ། (Dzongkha, Tibetan script, Original)
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Subject ID: S7496