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Black Hat Dance

A variety of lamaistic dance

Black Hat Dance is a variety of lamaistic dance. The lamas (Kanet boys who learn Tibetan scriptures and are well versed in Buddhist doctrines) wear highly ornate head dress instead of masks. It is a kind of pantomime accompanied sometimes by mystery outcries and interjections.

Updated on 9th December, 2005


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