Monday, 19 October 2015

Did you know about Dukpa?

Dukpa Tribal people live at Buxa hills. Dukpa is from the word ‘Drugpa’. Drug means Drugon and Pa means resident. They are Buddhist. They entertain their guests with salt tea and Chhang. Their agricultural products are :-orange, maize, ginger, squash etc.
 They believe in transition of life. Their main festivals are Nimlo, Losa, Jaimand Thiugap. There is song, dance and archery in every festival. In their language dance is ‘Sekta’. No musical instrument. Males and females dance with the rhythm of songs. There is goat , pig and fowl in every house.
View a video of Dukpa dance

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