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Tsurphu ‘Cham Dance’ Festival འཆམ་

Tsurphu translated from འཆམ་ – known as the ‘Cham Dance Festival’  is an energetic religious event held in Tibet. Tsurphu or The Cham Dance festival, falls on the 10th day of the forth month in Tibetan Calendar. In 2018 it began on May 24th.In 2019 it will begin on the June 12th. It is held at […]

Chunga Choepa ‘Butter Lantern Festival’ བཅོ་ལྔ་མཆོད་པ་

Chunga Choepa translated from བཅོ་ལྔ་མཆོད་པ་ – known as ‘Butter Lantern Festival’ is an important religious event in Tibet. Chunga Choepa or The Butter Lantern Festival falls on the 15th day of the first month of the Tibetan calendar. In 2018 it began on March 2nd.In 2019 it will begin on February 19th. It is one of […]

Monlam ‘The Great Prayer Festival’ སྨོན་ལམ་

Monlam translated from སྨོན་ལམ་ – meaning ‘wish path’ is known more commonly as ‘The Great Prayer Festival’. It is a highly important religious event in Tibet. The event of Monlam or ‘The Great Prayer Festival’ in Tibet falls between the 4th–11th day of the 1st Tibetan month. In 2018 it began on February 2nd.In 2019 […]