Monastery festival dates for 2018 in Ladakh
These are the dates for monastery and other festivals/important happenings in Ladakh in the year 2018.
Subject to Change.
3.-4. January 2018 in Spituk
13.-14. February 2018 in Leh and Likir
19.-20. February 2018 in Yarma (Nubra)
Stok Guru Tsechu
24.-25. February 2018 in Stok
1.-2. March 2018 in Matho
29. May 2018 all over Ladakh
11-12. June 2018 in Lamayuru
23.-24. June 2018 in Hemis
30. June- 01. July 2018 in Shachukul
1.-2. July 2018 in Stongde (Zanskar)
11-12. July 2018 in Karsha (Zanskar)
11.-12. July 2018 in Phyang
15.-16. July 2018 in Korzok (Tsomoriri)
22.-23. July 2018 in Sakti
Sani Naro Nasjal
26.-27. July 2018 in Sani (Zanskar)
7.-8. October 2018 in Diskit (Nubra)
27.-28 October 2018 in Thiksey
5.-6. November 2018 in Chemde
2. December all over Ladakh
8. December all over Ladakh
* Saka Dawa is the most important Tibetan Buddhist festival day – celebrating Shakyamuni Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and parinirvana!
** Galdan Namchot is 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.
*** Losar is the New Year. Note that in Ladakh there is a different date for Losar than in Tibet and other tibetan societies.