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Gomira Musk Dance: A ritual from West Bengal, India
Photographer: Nilanjan Ray
Exhibit Title: Gomira Musk Dance: A ritual from West Bengal, India
Gomira dance is actually a masked dance form. The word Gomira has been derived from the colloquial form of the word “Gram-Chandi” or the female deity who is the protective force of the village. The exact origin of the dance form is not traceable and is lost in the realms of time. Another section believes that the word “Gomira” has been derived from the word ‘Gamar’, the wood that is mainly used to make the masks. The Gomira masks or “Mukha” are thus inexorably linked with the Gomira dance festival.
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