Likir Dosmoche

Likir dosmoche is a Buddhist festival that takes place annually from 27th to 29th of the 12th Tibetan month which falls on 7, 8 February every year. The festival is also known as the "Festival of Scapegoat" and is the last of the New Year celebrations. It was started by the royals of Ladakh. The significance of Dosmoche festival is to eradicate the evil. And the people actively participate in the....
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During the festival, there are specific timings for certain rituals and idols are prepared of dough. In the ceremony, the idols are burnt or kept isolated in solitary. By doing so, it is believed that the evil spirits of the old year dwells around the idol or waft with them.  Another highlights are the decorations of the monastery, alluring music of the drums, masked dance that show drama and the unique rituals performed by the lamas.

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Likir monastery

How to reach

The nearest airport is Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport Leh, which is 54 KMs away.
The nearest convenient railway station is Tawi Jammu, which is 700 KMs away.
The nearest major city is Leh, which is 54KMs away.
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Venue Address
Likir Monastery, Leh Ladakh
Date Time

7 Feb 2024 - 8 Feb 2024




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