Saga Dawa festival / Celebrated on the 17th June in 2019. Saga Dawa is the biggest religious festival after Monlam Chemo, and celebrates the enlightenment of Buddha and his entry into nirvana upon his death. Thousands of pilgrim crowd into the Jokhang temple, and the Lingkor circumambulation routes around Lhasa has a steady flow of […]
2019 Litang Festival 2019 Litang Festival will be held from August 1st to 5th 2019 in so-called High-Town of Litang County. Before 2008, August 1st was annually the first day of the 3 days long Litang Horse Racing Festival that took place in the grassland of Litang county. Tibetan come from all over Kham, Amdo […]
2019 Yushu Horse Festival Yushu Horse Racing Festival held in Qinghai province is a traditional Tibetan Festival in Kham Tibetan Area. The festival is usually celebrated in Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Region from July 25 to August 1 each year. The Yushu Horse Racing Festival boasts a long history and is well-known for the “four spectacles”, […]
Shaman festival (ཀླུ་རོལ་) in Rebkong is held on the sixth lunar month of Tibetan calendar (summer time). It is traditional folk festival, which takes place in local villages in Rebkong, Amdo. During this festival people show their devotion to the Mountain God and ask Him for the protection and good harvest. All of the local villagers […]
Monlam Chenmo was established in 1409 by lama Tsongkhapa, the great philosopher and founder of Gelug tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. The first festival was held in Jokhang in Lhasa, where thousands of monks gathered together for chanting prayers and performing religious rituals, such as Buddhist dances (cham), torma offering, giant thangka unveiling, etc. Due to all these rituals have been preserved, they are being performed every first lunar month nowadays in Amdo.
A great master from Labrang monastery in Amdo to give a Great Kalachakra Empowerment at Machu county in Gansu province. The master Geshe Gyemey Pelden Gyatso, one of the great teacher of Labrang Monastery give Great Kalachakra Empowerment (དུས་འཁོར་དབང་ཆེན) in Ngura Grassland near Machu county from 7th June to 10th June, 2016.