following are Buddhist dances that have been performed at
various times (descriptions are based on information in
programs from performances by the Halla Huhm Dance
is the most difficult and taxing of the Buddhist ritual
dances because the dancer must manipulate two large cymbals.
The sound of the cymbals is said to drive away worldly
desires as the dance is executed.
by chanting, the dancer wears a robe with broad sleeves
representing the wings of a butterfly.
small gong is used in a ceremony which asks for forgiveness
for various sins. This dance was choreographed by Halla Huhm
in the style of traditional Buddhist