The classification of monastic and courtier dance was perhaps made after some dances which were performed by the lay priests were introduced in the state festivals, which had its schedule of mask dances. The monastic dances are those sacred cham dances performed by the celibate monks of the State Monk Body in th past. These dances are mostly in costumes of silk brocade.
- བཙུན་འཆམ། (Dzongkha, Tibetan script, Original)(2015)
- > Monastic Dance (English, Latin script, Translation)(2015)
- > btsun 'cham (Dzongkha, Latin script, Transliteration-THL Extended Wylie Transliteration)(2015)
- > tsün cham (Dzongkha, Latin script, Transcription-THL Simplified Tibetan Transcription)(2015)
Subject ID: S7493