Hemis Festival Ladakh

Usha Biswal Rout

26, Oct 2016 @ 12:17 AM
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Start Date: Mon, 03 Jul 2017                     End Date: Tue, 04 Jul 2017
Venue: Ladakh, Jammu&Kashmir, North India
Related to: Kashmir Travel Guide

Hemis is one of the most awaited festival of Ladakh. The most famous arid zone of India comes back to life after winter gone. An abode where tourist turn up to try their luck on river rafting, trekking or merely adoring the most beautiful destination Ladakh. The famous Hemis Festival of Ladakh adds double excitement in travellers mind. The buddhist festival Hemis is held in commemoration of the birth anniversary of Guru Padmasambhava.

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The two days long festival is marked with the victory of good over evil where local people are seen with their colorful dresses. The festival takes an auspicious turn every 12 years when two storey 'Thanka' is showcased. This festival is organized by the Head of Lama.

Major Attractions: Hemis is colorful festival of Ladakh, where people showcasing their beautiful handicrafts. The famous "devil dance forms" are preformed in this festival that constitute an important social entertainment element in Ladakhis. The major attractions of Hemis are the masked dances, that depicts the victory of good over the evil. "Chang" A special country liquor is been served on this occasion.

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