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Losar ‘Tibetan New Year’ ལོ་གསར་

Tibetan New Year – translated from ལོ་གསར་ meaning ‘Losar’ is the most important celebration in the Tibetan Calendar. Losar or Tibetan New Year predates the arrival of Buddhism in Tibet. It has roots in a winter incense-burning custom of the Bon religion. During the reign of the ninth Tibetan king, Pude Gungyal (617-698). It is said that […]