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Tibetan Festivals

2011-2012

Names of the
Tibetan Festivals
Tibetan
Calendar
Year 2138
Western
Calendar
Year 2011
Western Calendar
2012

Tibetan New Year (Losar)

First day of the First month

Mach 5th   Feburary 22th

Monlam Festival

Day 4-11th of the first month

March 8th   February 25th

Butter Lamp Festival

15th day of the first month

March 19th   March 8th

Saga Dawa

15 day of the fourth month

June 15th   June 3rd

Tashilungpo Thangka Unveiling

15th day of the fifth month

July 15th   July 3rd

Fire Puja Festival
(Zamling Chisang) Samye Dolde

15th day of the fifth month

July 15th   July 3rd

Gyantse Horse  Festival

Day 14-18th of the fourth month

July 20th   July 20th

Yushu  Horse  Festival

. July 25th July 25th

Dharma Wheel Festival
(Tukbe Tseshi)

4th day of the sixth month

 August 3rd   July 23th

Litang Horse  Festival

. August 1st August 1st

Labrang Rigdra (Snow loin
dance festival)

8th day of the seventh month

August 7th August 25th

Nagchu Horse Festival

. August 10th August 10th

Yogurt Festival (Shoton)

30th day of the sixth month

August 29th August 17th

Karma Dunba

17th day of the seventh month

September 14th September 2nd

Lhabab Duechen (heavenly arrived)

22nd day of the ninth month

November 17th November 5th

Palden Lhamo Festival

15th day of the 10th month

December 10th November 28th

Ganden Nga-Choe (Butter Lamp Festival)

25th day of the tenth month

December 20th December 8th

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