Monday, July 3, 2017

Hemis Festival. The Five Chemchog Heruka.

After a joyous dance performance by the Four Lords of the Graveyards (some metal rock band should take this name!), the Five Chemchog Heruka make their appearance in the courtyard.

The Five Chemchog Heruka are five different wrathful Gurus that represent the fierce form of Padmasambhava.  Their role is to use wrathful means to eliminate those evil spirits that could not be brought to the path of the Buddha Dharma peacefully.