Vajrakiliyana mask dance regales tourists in Sikkim

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Gangtok, JUne 4 (ANI): Vajrakiliyana also known as Dorjee Phurba Cham, a mask dance by Buddhist monks, enthralled scores of tourists at the famous monastery of Rumtek in Sikkim.

It is a traditional dance form, performed by Lamas (monks) at Rumtek Dharma Chakra Monastery on the occasion of their religious festival.

The monks displayed their graceful artistry with their perfect footwork to the beats of the drums and tunes.

This festival falls once in two years, usually in second week of May. (ANI)

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