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Know more about Matho Nagrang
Know more about Matho Nagrang

Matho Nagrang is a festival held in Matho monastery, a monastery of the Sakya School of Tibetan Buddhism in Ladakh. It falls on the 14th and 15th day of the first month of the Tibetan calendar. This year it will be celebrated on 18th and 19th February.

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Stok Guru Tsechu: A must attend festival
Stok Guru Tsechu: A must attend festival

Stok Guru Tsechu is held in the first month of Tibetan lunar calendar. This year it will be celebrated on 14th and 15th February amidst winter.

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Dosmochey: One of Ladakh’s most popular festivals.
Dosmochey: One of Ladakh’s most popular festivals.

Dosmochey is celebrated in Leh (Leh Palace), Liker monastery (Lower Ladakh) and Deskit monastery (Nubra Valley). If we go back and unearth the history of Dosmochey, we come to know that it was started by the rulers of Ladakh.

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A journey with Overland Escape and Chadar trek
A journey with Overland Escape and Chadar trek

With a curious urge to see the mountains and to have a wonderful experience with Ladakhi culture and people, Monique Curto and Walter Curto from France visited Ladakh for the first time in 1978. They started doing Chadar trek ten years ago and they have done Chadar trek three times with Overland Escape.

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Categories: Interview Profile
Interesting facts of Thiksey Monastery
Interesting facts of Thiksey Monastery

Thiksey monastery is located on a hilltop, 21 km east of Leh. Thiksey Monastery consists of four main buildings; they are the assembly hall in yellow building, guardian deity shrine in red building, Tara temple and Maitreya temple.



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Categories: Place