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Fairs & Festivals Ladakh -

The religious philosophy of Buddhism, however, profound and subtle doesn't preclude an immense joie-de-vivre among its Ladakhi adhe-rents, and even solemn religious enactments are made the occasion for joyous celebration. In Ladakh every occasion marriage, birth, harvesting, commemoration of head Lamas founding of the monastery, Losar (new year) and flowering is marked by feasting, dancing and the singing of folksongs that forms a part of its living heritage. Most of the festivals are held in winter but some popular festival take place in summer too. The monastic festivals are the heart of all the festivals. Many of the annual festivals of the gompas take place in winter, a relatively idle time for the majority of the people. They take the form of dance-dramas in the gompa courtyards.

Hemis Festival - Hemis is a two day dance festival held to commemorate the birth of Guru Padmasambhava, who is believed to have fought with demons for the safety of the local people in Ladakh. This festival turns into a fair as the villagers puts up various stalls to sell handicrafts and other wares.

Losar Festival - Losar is celebrated in the eleventh month of the Buddhist year. It falls in end November beginning December every year according to the Lunar calendar. Its origin dates back to the 15th century. It was held before a battle as it was feared that not many would survive.

Ladakh Festival - Ladakh Festival is organized by the Jammu and Kashmir Tourist Office in the month of September. It brings forward the region's folk dances, art and craft, sporting events and rituals in Ladakh. The Ladakh Festival is a great tourist event and there is greater participation of local communities. The main objective of the Ladakh Festival is to revive and promote the richness, depth and pageantry of Ladakh's centuries-old culture, traditions and folk heritage for world-wide appreciation and enjoyment.

Sindhu Darshan Festival - Sindhu Darshan is three-day festival held from 1st to 3rd June, in Shey Manla around 8 kms. from Leh on the bank of Indus river. For the first time it was organized in October 1997, as a symbol of unity and Communal harmony and national integration. Whilst promoting domestic tourism in Ladakh. It is also a symbolic salute to brave soldiers of India who have been fighting not only with enemies in the in the human form but also in the form of nature.

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