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Located in Dharmasala, India, the Tibetan Institute for the Performing Arts is dedicated to the practice and preservation of the rich performing arts tradition of the region of Tibet. Deb Roy captured these sounds and images from a recent showcase featuring selections from a variety of sources including traditional Tibetan opera, folk dance, and performance music.

Follow along and visit an enchanted world of wizards, demons, singing maidens and dancing yaks, acrobatic dances, thunderous horns, and lilting, infectious melodies--an ancient world threatened with extinction, but still full of vitality, mystery, spirituality, and even humor.

the golden fish symbolize the Buddha's eyes the golden fish they bring salvation from earthly suffering