Mani Rimdu Celebration
Mani Rimdu, very important festival of the Sherpas, falls on the full moon day of Mangsir (November-December). Masked Lamas of Khumbu region perform various religious rituals amidst dancing and singing.
Dumji is celebrated in all the Sherpa villages on the full Moon day of Asadh (June-July). In this festival Lamas perform various rituals. All the Sherpas, including Lama, dance with the mixed feelings of solemnity and mirth.
Lhosar, the Tibetan New Year’s day falls on the first day of the bright lunar fortnight. On this day perform ancient forms of dances that have an unusual rhythm.
The festival continues for weeks during which hearty feasts are arranged.
Maghe Sankranti celebration
This festival is celebrated to mark the entrance of the sun into the part of the zodiac that is symbolized by time is called heavenly, people take bath in river confluence Grand feasts also are organized on the occasion.
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This Article and upcoming posts are extracted from the book, TOURIST INFORMATION DIRECTORY, 1997. by my Late Father Journalist, Sociologist & Anthropologists, Er. Ramesh Chandra Bandhu Bhattarai.
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