Tsam Dance – Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

The ‘Old White Man’, known in Mongolia as Tsagaan uvgon, is the Lord of Earth, heaven, and livestock.The dancer behind the Tshoijoo mask Tshoijoo is the King of the dead, the underworld and hell Tshoijoo distinguishes between good and bad – he is responsible for sending people to paradise or hell

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Gandan Monastery, Mongolia

  The Gandantegchenling Buddhist Monastery is in the capitol of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar. Gandantegchenling roughly translates to “the great place of complete joy”. A mother brings her child for blessings Buddhist monks chanting in the Ochidara Temple. Gandan has over 120 resident monks. Mother and daughter feed birds in the plaza of Gandan The main attraction of the […]

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