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Saga Dawa Festival ས་ག་ཟླ་བ་

Saga Dawa Festival – translated from ས་ག་ཟླ་བ་ meaning ‘the fourth month’ is the most holy period in the Tibetan Calendar forming ‘the month of merits’. Saga Dawa or ‘the fourth month’ is the longest religious celebration in Tibet spanning an entire month. Usually occuring around the end of May or middle of June (depending on the […]

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 […]