Losar Festival celebrated in Ladakh to mark the Ladakhi New Year
Losar Festival was celebrated in Ladakh on 24 December 2022 to mark the Ladakhi New Year.
About Losar Festival
The Losar Festival or the Ladakhi New year is a major socio-religious festival of Ladakh celebrated during winter.
Prayer lamps are lit and buildings, homes, places of worship, stupas and business places are decorated during this festival which is held for 15 days from 24 December every year.
Khura and Kabse are served to the guests on this occasion.
During this time, in the memory of the departed relatives, on the eve of the Losar festival, people offer delicious food at their graves and offer prayers.
For the next nine days from January 1, people dance and sing in honour of Ibex and travel to Mount Kailash.
The new year is welcomed by drawing the ibex sun and moon and by drawing auspicious flour symbols on the walls of the kitchen.
The festival marks the Ladakhi New Year and is an important time for Buddhists in Ladakh to come together and celebrate their culture and heritage.
Other Famous Festivals in Ladakh
Hemis Tsechu - Late June and early July
Sindhu Darshan Festival - June
Ladakh Harvest Festival - September
Saka Dawa Festival - June
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