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Ladakh Festival Dates 2018 - 2019

Festival

Venue

2018

2019

2020

Spituk Gustor Spituk Jan 14-15 Jan 3-4 Jan 22-23
Dosmoche Leh & Likir Monastery Feb 13-14 Feb 2-3 Feb 21-22
Yargon Tungshak Nubra (Yarma) Feb 19-20 Feb 8-9 Feb 27-28
Stok Guru Tsechu Stok Monastery Feb 24-25 Feb 14-15 Mar 3-4
Matho Nagrang Matho Monastery Mar 1-2 Feb 18-19 Mar 8-9

Saka Dawa

 

The most important Tibetan Buddhist festival day – celebrating Shakyamuni Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and parinirvana

All over Ladakh May 29 Jun 17 Jun 5
Yuru Kabgyat Lamayuru Monastery Jun 11-12 Jun 29-30 Jun 18-19
Sindhu Darshan Leh Jun 12-14 Jun 12-14 Jun 12-14
Hemis Tsechu Hemis Monastery Jun 23-24 Jul 11-12 Jun 30-Jul 1
Silk Route Festival Nubra Valley Jun 23-24 Jun 23-24 Jun 23-24
Stongede Gustor Stongde, Zanskar Jul 1-2 Jul 20-21 Jul 8-9
Karsha Gustor Karsha, Zanskar Jul 11-12 Jul 30-31 Jul 18-19
Phyang Tsesdup Phyang Monastery Jul 11-12 Jul 30-31 Jul 18-19
Ladakh Polo Festival Shagran, Chusot Gongma Jul 11-17 Jul 11-17 Jul 11-17
Sachukul Gustor Sachuku Monastery Jun 30-Jul 1 Jul 19-20 Jul 7-8
Korzok Gustor Korzok, Tsomoriri Jul 15-16 Aug 3-4 Jul 23-24
Dakthok Tsetsu Sakti Jul 22-23 Aug 10-11 Jul 29-30
Sani Nasjal Sani, Zanskar Jul 26-27 Aug 14-15 Aug 2-3
Ladakh Festival Leh Sep 25-28 Sep 25-28 Sep 25-28
Deskit Gustor Nubra Oct 7-8 Oct 26-27 Oct 14-15
Thiksay Gustor Thiksay Oct 27-28 Nov 15-16 Nov 3-4
Chemde Angchok Chemde Monastery Nov 5-6 Nov 24-25 Nov 13-14

Galden Namchot

 

Celebrated to commemorate Tsongkhapa, a famous teacher of Tibetan Buddhism whose activities led to the formation of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism. Galdan Namchot also marks the beginning of the new year celebrations in Ladakh.

All over Ladakh Dec 2 Dec 21 Dec 10

Ladakhi Losar

 

Losar is the New Year. In Ladakh Losar is celebrated on a different date from Tibet and other Tibetan societies.

All over Ladakh Dec 8 Dec 27 Dec 15