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Home>>East India>>Sikkim>>Fairs Festivals of Sikkim

Fairs and Festivals of Sikkim

Bum-Chu, Bum-Chu travel, Bum-Chu of Sikkim, Fair and Festival of Sikkim, Sikkim fairs festivals tour Bum-Chu Festival

Bum means "pot or vase" and chu means "water". This festival is celebrated at the monastery at Tashiding in the month of January or February.

Dasain Festival

DASAIN the biggest and most important festival of the Hindu Nepali population is celebrated in September-October.

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This festival celebrates Buddha's first preaching of the four "Noble Truths" to his first five disciples in Deer Park at Sarnath.

International Flower Festival

An uncommon show of exotic varieties of flowers, orchids and other plants native to Sikkim, a north east state.

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Kagyat Dance Festival

Kagyat dance is performed every 28th and 29th day of the Tibetan calendar.

Lhabab Dhuechen Festival

This festival symbolises the Descent of Buddha from the heaven of the thirty three gods after visiting his mother.

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Losoong Festival

Losoong: Losoong marks the end of the harvest season and also the end of the tenth month of the Tibetan Year.

Losar

The Tibetan New Year is shared also by the Sikkimese and noticeable with lot of gaiety and festivity.

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Phang Labsol Festival

At this festival the snowy range of Kanchendzonga is worshipped for its unifying powers.

Saga Dawa Festival

On this day in different years of his life, Lord Buddha took birth, achieved Enlightenment and attained Nirvana.

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Tihaar Festival, Tihaar Festival travel, Tihaar Festival of Sikkim, Fair and Festival of Sikkim, Sikkim fairs festivals

Tihaar Festival

Corresponding to the Indian festival of Diwali, Tihaar is also celebrated as the Festival of Lights in Sikkim with the lighting of lamps accompanied with traditional caroling called Deusi and Bhailo.

 

More Fair and Festivals in Sikkim

>> Bum

>> Dasain

>> Drupka Tekshi

>> International Flower Festival

>> Kagyat Dance

>> Lhabab Dhuechen

>> Losoong

>> Losar

>> Phang Labsol

>> Saga Dawa

>> Tihaar  

 

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