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Forth Comming Festival - Forth coming festivals worth visiting in Sikkim are Drupka Teshi in July / August, Tendong Lho - Rum - Faat in August, Pang Lhabsol in August – September.
Drukpa Tsheshi is observed by the Buddhists to mark the event when Buddha first turned the Wheel of Dharma. This is held on the 4th day (Tsheshi) of the 6th month (Drukpa) of the Tibetan Calendar around July or August every year. Drupka Tsheshi is marked by prayers at the Deer Park at Gangtok and at Muguthang in North Sikkim. Yak race is the added attraction.
Tendong Lho Rum Faat festival is observed by the Lepchas to pay obeisance to the Tendong Hill which saved their tribe from annihilation in the great flood.
Phang Lhabsol festival is unique and the snowy range of Khangchendzonga is worshipped for its unifying powers. This festival also marks the signing of the treaty of blood brotherhood between the Lepchas and Bhutias. This is held on the 15th day of the 7th month of the Tibetan Calendar around the end of August.Posted on: 09 Jul, 2009
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