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Festivals

11
Jun

Best of Tibetan Festival Tours

List of Some Key Folk and Religious Festivals in Tibet  2023 Collection FestivalGregorian calendarTibetan New Year – LosarFebruary 21Saga Dawa monthFrom May 20th to June 18th, Festival, June 4thTashilhunpo Monastery FestivalJuly 2-July 4thGyantse Horse Dama FestivalJuly 20 -July 24Nakchu Horse Racing FestivalAugust 1 (The activity time is about 1 week)Shoton FestivalAugust 16Palha DuchenNovember 27Ganden Lantern...
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Buddha statue
13
May

Saga Dawa – The month of Veggie, Most important month of Buddhist world

Saga Dawa is the Tibetan name for the Fourth month of the Tibetan Lunar Calendar. This month in Tibetan Buddhism tradition, is the most auspicious month of the Whole Year. In this month Buddha Shakyamuni was birth, enlightened, and turned the wheel of dharma and Nirvana. Three auspicious days fall in this month. So during...
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01
May

Tibetan Festivals

Tibetan Festivals in first Lunar Month The Great Prayer Festival (Mon-lam) This is the greatest religious festival in Tibet. Originated by TsongKhapa in 1409, the founder of the Geluk sect. Monks from the Three Great Monastery of Tibet assemble in Jokhang for prayer to Shakyamuni’s image as the living Buddha.Read Details The Large Dharma Transmission...
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Horse racing Festival Tibet
11
Aug

Gyangtse Dama Horse Racing Festival

The Gyantse Dama Horse Race Festival has been celebrated since the 15th century, and it occurs when the meadow becomes verdant and luxuriant. Many equestrians adorn themselves and their horses to participate in the exciting horse races. The yearly equestrian festival is held during the sixth month of the Tibetan calendar. The myth suggests that...
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11
Aug

Shoton Yoghurt Festival: A Celebration of Tibetan Opera, and Tradition

Experience the magic of the Shoton Festival, also known as the Shoton Yogurt Festival or Tibet Opera Festival. Discover the rich traditions and culture of Tibet through Great Buddha Displays, Tibetan Opera Shows, and Horsemanship & Yak Races. Join the festivities in Norbu Lingka, the summer palace of the Dalai Lama, and immerse yourself in...
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10
Mar

Nyingchi Peach Blossom Festival: A Guide to the Most Beautiful Spots and Travel Routes

Experience the beauty of Nyingchi Peach Blossom Festival in Tibet. Discover the best spots to see the blooming peach flowers and plan your trip now.
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Horse racing Festival Tibet
16
Nov

Horse Racing and Archery Festivals in Tibet: A Historic Tradition

In the vibrant and culturally rich land of Tibet, religious activities have always played a significant role in the lives of its people. The 17th century marked a turning point when these activities took on a symbolic meaning, captivating the hearts and minds of the locals. One such festival that embodies this symbolism is the...
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16
Nov

Tibetan Lingka Festival: A Celebration of Nature, Legends, and Joy

Discover the Lingka Festival, a special national custom of the Tibetans. People camp in the forest, celebrating nature and legends of peace and happiness.
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16
Nov

The Great Prayer Festival: Origin, Ceremonies, and Butter Sculptures

The Great Prayer Festival in Tibet is a religious celebration of immense significance. Its origins can be traced back to 1409, when Tsongkpa, the founder of the Gelukpa sect, established the festival. The Three Great Monastery of Tibet, consisting of Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, and Ganden Monastery, come together at the revered Jokhang temple to...
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