Korzok Gustor

The Korzok Gustor is one of the major traditional festivals of the Buddhists, celebrated at Korzok Monastery located in Korzok village in Ladakh. This annual festival is celebrated with great pomp and fervour by the Tibetan Buddhist community and the lamas. This ancient festival of the Buddhists has become a major tourist attraction in today’s time, considering the fact that Leh-Ladakh is one of t....
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• Black Hat Dance: This is one of the major highlights of the festival. Black Hat Dance is a masked danced performed to get rid of evil forces from the world. • Sacred Masked Dance: Lamas also perform mask dances wearing heavy masks and beautiful costumes. They represent the Dharmapalas, which are supposed to be the guardian inities of the Buddhist pantheon. Through the dance drama, they depict various Tibetan Buddhist tales and the triumph of good over evil. This dance form is popularly referred as Cham Dance. • Prayers: The monastery has in in its ambit the statue of Shakyamuni Buddha along with images of other deities. Pilgrims offer prayers to the deities during the festival time. • Buddhist artefacts: Tourists and lamas can also explore the beautiful paintings (Thangkas); old paintings, Buddhist artefacts which are displayed at the monastery. The annual monastic festival, Kurzok Gustor, represents an important part of Ladakh’s cultural life. Explore the best of Karzok during the Kurzok Gustor festival. Along with the festival, enjoy the beautiful attractive spots of the region in your Tour to Leh. Book for Kurzok Gustor Leh-Ladakh Tour with the best inbound tour operator in India to have a wonderful experience in this beautiful part of India in the midst of scenic beauty and Tibetan Buddhists.

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Korzok Monastery
Korzok Monastery

How to reach

The nearest airport is Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, which is 211 KMs away.
The nearest convenient railway station is Jammu Tawi, which is 999 KMs away.
The nearest major city is Leh, which is 211KMs away.
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Venue Address
Korzok Monastery, Korzok Changthang
Date Time

9 Jul 2024 - 10 Jul 2024

9:00 AM - 12:00 AM



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