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Vanquishing the Demon, Bumthang Bhutan

February 18th, 2014

In less than 10 days I will be back in Bhutan for the Spring festivals perhaps watching a few more demons being vanquished, this time in Punakha Dzong for the Punakha Dromchen.  You can read about it right here>>

The Demon of Chumey Valley

Vanquishing the Demon, Bumthang Tshechu.

This is the final dance of the Prakar Lhakhang Tshechu in Chumey Valley,  where the whirling demons are chased back through the door to the sound of chaotic drumming and stamping.  Quite a lot of Ara has been consumed at the is point by all the performers, so it really is a mad frenzy, amazing to watch.

Image shot with the Hasselblad H4D-60 and the 100mm f2.2 lens

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