(Around August )
Celebrated In : Sikkim
In the month of :
This festival celebrates Buddha's first preaching of the four "Noble Truths" to his first five disciples in Deer Park at Sarnath. At Gangtok, there are prayers at the Deer Park and at a secluded place called Muguthang in extreme North Sikkim, followed by a Yak race
"Truth of Suffering"
Truth is the truth of the origin of Suffering Karma and Delusion and their causes.
Truth is the cessation of the Suffering or the attainment of Nirvana.
Truth is the truth of the "Eight Fold Path" leading to Nirvana.
At Gangtok, it is marked by prayers at the Deer Park and at a secluded place called Muguthang in extreme North Sikkim, followed by Yak race.