Rinchen Terdzo

Before the Arrival of the Dancers

February 24th, 2009 by Walker Blaine

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This is the first in a series of 21 photos of the gutor rituals and dances.

Drummers

February 24th, 2009 by Walker Blaine

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Western Onlookers

February 24th, 2009 by Walker Blaine

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His Eminence, The Sakyong and Jigme Rinpoche

February 24th, 2009 by Walker Blaine

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Seated left to right: Jigme Rinpoche, His Eminence Namkha Drimed Rinpoche, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. The Sakyong Wangmo is behind the column.

Skeletons Arriving

February 24th, 2009 by Walker Blaine

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Dancing Garudas

February 24th, 2009 by Walker Blaine

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Flying Garuda

February 24th, 2009 by Walker Blaine

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Deer Dance

February 24th, 2009 by Walker Blaine

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Young Monks

February 24th, 2009 by Walker Blaine

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One of many animate conversations during the event. The featured monk was carrying a banner and later offered a small torma into the fire.

Dances in Motion

February 24th, 2009 by Walker Blaine

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