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Nuns of Khachoe Ghakyil
Women's Freedom and Spiritual Liberation:
2000 European Tour
Gallery 1
The nuns in performance

Note:   For information on how to download and use these images, please see the Main Gallery page.

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Nuns performing the Dance of the Dakinis
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Dance of the Dakinis - detail 1
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Dance of the Dakinis - detail 2 (smaller version of detail 1)
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Nuns holding sacramental vase (bumpa)
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Nuns making offering
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Creating the sand mandala of Avalokiteshvara
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Nuns performing on ritual instruments.
See also images 1_19 through 1_24 for "vignetted" photo details.
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Detail 1 - nun playing cymbals
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Detail 2 - nun playing drum
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Detail 3 - nuns playing dungchens (long horns)
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Detail 4 - nun playing gyalings (oboes)
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Another photo of the nuns performing on ritual instruments
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Another photo of the nuns performing on ritual instruments,
this one shot from the front
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Another photo of the nuns performing on ritual instruments,
from the front and left
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Detail 1 of 1_08:  Nuns playing dungchens (long horns)

There is no image 1_09, so on to...

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Masked dancer on stage
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Masked dancer, another pose
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Masked dancer bowing
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Masked dancer outdoors against mountain backdrop[
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Detail of 1_13 - thumbnail of face
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Nun playing gyaling (oboe)
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Nun holding drumstick, with her chögö (ceremonial
yellow robe) over her shoulder
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Nuns playing gyalings (oboes) on roof of nunnery,
with the Himalayas in background
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Nuns conducing a ritual outdoors
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    (sorry, I don't have a colour JPEG of the whole image
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Detail - nuns holding bells
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Smiling nun in ceremonial hat and chögö
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Button/thumbnail of smiling nun (above)
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Black "vignette" of nun playing cymbals (from image 1_05)
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White "vignette" of nun playing cymbals (from image 1_05)
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Black "vignette" of nun playing drum (from image 1_05)
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White "vignette" of nun playing drum (from image 1_05)
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Black "vignette" of nuns playing gyalings (from image 1_05)
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White "vignette" of nuns playing gyalings (from image 1_05)
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