Shey Doo Lhoo

There are two seasonal festivals held here every year. The first festival is held at Shey Palace on the 26th and 27th day of the first month of the Tibetan calendar corresponding to July or August month of the Gregorian calendar. This festival is called "Shey Doo Lhoo" to mark the beginning of the sowing season. The two day monastic celebration is marked by special rituals performed by the monks i....
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Dedicated as the month honoring the Buddha’s life, Saka Dawa is the most sacred of Buddhist holidays that celebrates the birth, enlightenment, and death of Buddha Shakyamuni. Any good deed during this time is said to manifest blessings that are multiplied many times over.On the 30th day of the 1st Tibetan month celebrates shey rul-lo .A giant copper statue of Shakyamuni Buddha with gilded gold. Museum on the lower floor of the monastery The shrine built by Sengge Namgyal Wall Paintings on the upper floor of the monastery Shey Rupla and Shey Doo Lhoo Festivals. 

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Shey monastery, Shey

How to reach

The nearest airport is Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport Leh, which is 24 KMs away.
The nearest convenient railway station is Tawi Jammu, which is 700 KMs away.
The nearest major city is Leh, which is 25KMs away.
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Shey monastery, Shey
Date Time

10 Mar 2024 - 10 Mar 2024



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