Hemis Tsechu

One of the must-visit festivals in Ladakh is Hemis Tsechu. It’s a colourful two-day affair that falls on 10th of the fifth month of Tibetan lunar calendar. The occasion celebrates the birth anniversary of Guru Padmasambhava - the founder of Nyingma, the oldest order of Tibetan Buddhism.  If you haven’t witnessed any extravagant Cham Performance, then Hemis monastery is the destination to consider.....
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Cham Performance( Mask Dance) Mask dance represents different figures of god, goddess, dakini and asuras. Particular to this festival, you will witness the performance of Guru Padmasambhava and his eight manifestations. The dancers, adorned aesthetically in silk brocade, perform with musical instruments like drums, cymbals and longhorns.

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How to reach

The nearest airport is Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport Leh, which is 42 KMs away.
The nearest convenient railway station is Tawi Jammu, which is 700 KMs away.
The nearest major city is LEH, which is 40KMs away.
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Venue Address
Hemis Monastery
Date Time

16 Jun 2024 - 17 Jun 2024

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM




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