Two short video clips from the recent celebrations in Bhutan…

These dances are part ethical parable, part Tantric secret–visual stories that teach basic Buddhist principles yet also have deeper esoteric content to promote the spiritual release of everyone watching.

Video: Dance of the Heroes

Video: Bardo (the animals spirits who greet you when you die–including the ox-headed minister of justice and the monkey-headed deity who weighs your good deeds against your wrong deeds.)