Dancing in New York

A few Lhakar Wednesdays ago, NY & NJ Lhakar team held one of the most (among many) fun celebratory event. According to their Facebook album, they wrote,

Gorshey night at heart of Jackson Heights. Teach by:-Loga La, Ngabod La, Thiley Namgyal La, Dawa Yangzom La, AND DJ by Tashi Sherpa La with his volunteer and equipment. Lead by Gompo Sakya La and Lodoe La, Every one had great Lhakar night!!

Jackson Heights, as you may all know from previous LD posts, is what a few of us folks call ‘Little Tibet’ due to the high number of Tibetans the place attracts.

Gorshey is a favorite among Tibetans, especially among elders (who always seem to be the ones starting it). The circle dance only has one requirement, to join in the circle (which can bloom to a huge size depending on participants) and dance, whether perfectly or imperfectly. It’s wonderful…

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