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Stock photo of the Tibetan Cham Dance with performer wearing a scary mask which represents one of the Buddhist deities. The Tibetan Cham Dance is more of a spiritual experience and form of meditation for the performers who become for a brief time while the dance ensues the deities which they are representing.
Although to outsiders the Tibetan Cham Dance appears to be a highly entertaining cultural performance it is, to the performers and spectators more of a spiritual performance and an instruction through dance usually performed by the monastic Buddhist Monks regarding the importance of compassion to all beings in this world and beyond!
NomadicImagery article on the Tibetan Buddhist Cham Dance in Pin Valley region of the Indian Himalaya can be found here Cham Dance