Tuesday 29 November 2016

Losar Festival being celebrated in J&K

Losar Festival being celebrated in J&K , 10 day long festival named Losar festival has begun in Ladakh region of J&K to mark the beginning of New Year in this Himalayan region. Losar is Tibetan word for ‘new year’ and this festival is an important social and religious celebration in Ladakh. Losar celebrations in the Ladakh district can be regarded as the most elaborate and convoluted of the different
social and religious events and festivals of Ladakh.
iii. In India, Losar is also celebrated by Yolmo, Sherpa, Tamang, Gurung, and Bhutia communities residing in different regions in the country.

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