Buddhist Festival
Buddhist's Festival

Sherpas observe and celebrate number of colorful festivals throughout the year. Most important of them are Losar and Dumjee. 

Losar

Sherpas observe and celebrate number of colorful festivals throughout the year. Most important of them are Losar and Dumjee. Losar is observed to celebrate the New Year. According to their calendar (Sherpa, or Tibetan). ...more

Dumjee

Sherpas celebrate Dumjee from the seventh to the thirteen days of the fifth month. The tenth day celebrates the anniversary of Guru Rinpoche's birth on a lotus flower. Another day commemorates when Lama Sanga Dorje attained enlightenment. ...more

Nyungne

Ngyungne is celebrated at Gomba (monastery) for four days. It is a period of atonement, the observance of which brings a high and powerful sort of merit to the participants. ...more

Mani Rimdu

Mani-Rimdu is celebrated every year, in May at Thame monastery and in November at Tengboche ...more

Fangi and Yarchang

Besides above mentioned festivals, in Sherpa community, there are other numbers of smaller occasions ...more


 
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