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  • Bhutan International Marathon: 2nd March 2019

    Bhutan International Marathon: 2nd March 2019

    All day
    02/03/2019
    Drentoen Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
    Drentoen Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan

    On your 26.2 miles (42 kms) or 13.1 miles (21 kms) journey through stunning rural countryside and villages, before finishing at the historic Punakha Dzong, you’ll discover the geographical and cultural wonders of a country naturally designed to be a tantalizing destination for adventure and spiritual seekers.
    100% of the profits made through this event will support Bhutan’s Youth and Olympic Sports programs. Come for the event, and stay for the travel experience of a lifetime.

    Details: http://bhutaninternationalmarathon.com

    Location: Thimphu

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  • Indian Holiday: Mahashivratri

    Indian Holiday: Mahashivratri

    All day
    04/03/2019

    No additional detail for this event.

  • Nepal: Mahashivaratri

    Nepal: Mahashivaratri

    All day
    04/03/2019
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    Thousands of monks gather at various Shiv temples of Nepal, especially at Pashupatinath, which is among the most renowned Nepal temples, to celebrate Mahashivaratri. The temples are decorated with lamps and devotees observe the whole day fasting and worship Shiv Linga at night. Shiva Lingas are washed with holy water and panchamrit, and then offered flowers, mango leaves and peepal leaves etc.

    One must not miss the evening prayers and aartis, which look mesmerizing. A huge fair is organised around Pashupatinath temple and thousands of people visit the same to see sadhus dancing, singing, snake dance, circus, and to buy traditional and puja stuffs. Mahashivaratri is the most sacred festivals of Nepal.

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  • Bhutan: Punakha Tshechu Festival

    Bhutan: Punakha Tshechu Festival

    All day
    05/03/2019-07/03/2019
    Punakha Dzong, Bhutan
    Punakha Dzong, Bhutan

    The Tshechu is a religious event celebrated on tenth day of a month of the lunar calendar corresponding to the birthday of Guru Rimpoche (Guru Padmasambhava). However the exact month of the Tshechu varies from place to place and temple to temple.
    Tshechus are grand events where entire communities come together to witness religious mask dances, receive blessings and socialize. . In addition to the mask dances tshechus also include colorful Bhutanese dances and other forms of entertainment.
    It is believed that everyone must attend a Tshechu and witness the mask dances at least once to in order to receive blessings and wash away their sins. Every mask dance performed during a Tshechu has a special meaning or a story behind it and many are based on stories and incidents from as long ago as the 8th century, during the life of Guru Padmasambhava. In monasteries the mask dances are performed by monks and in remote villages they are performed jointly by monks and village men.

    Location: Punakha Dzong, PUNAKHA

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  • Sikkim: Losar Festival

    Sikkim: Losar Festival

    All day
    07/03/2019
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    The Tibetan New Year, popularly known as Lossar is a festival in Sikkim which is celebrated with a lot of fervor and enthusiasm. A harvest festival, Lossar is a significant day among the Tibetans. Also known as Gyalpo Lossar it is celebrated by visiting the monastery and after performing the rituals the people visit relatives and friends. Flowers are an important part of the Lossar Festival. Devotees greet each other with flowers. At Pemayangste, Lossar is preceded by Chaams or traditional dances.

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  • Bhutan: Paro Tshechu Festival

    Bhutan: Paro Tshechu Festival

    All day
    17/03/2019-21/03/2019
    Nyamai Zam Footbridge, Paro, Bhutan
    Nyamai Zam Footbridge, Paro, Bhutan

    The Tshechu is a religious event celebrated on tenth day of a month of the lunar calendar corresponding to the birthday of Guru Rimpoche (Guru Padmasambhava). However the exact month of the Tshechu varies from place to place and temple to temple.
    Tshechus are grand events where entire communities come together to witness religious mask dances, receive blessings and socialize. . In addition to the mask dances tshechus also include colorful Bhutanese dances and other forms of entertainment.
    It is believed that everyone must attend a Tshechu and witness the mask dances at least once to in order to receive blessings and wash away their sins. Every mask dance performed during a Tshechu has a special meaning or a story behind it and many are based on stories and incidents from as long ago as the 8th century, during the life of Guru Padmasambhava. In monasteries the mask dances are performed by monks and in remote villages they are performed jointly by monks and village men.

    Location: Rinpung Dzong, PARO

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  • Rajasthan: Holi Festival

    Rajasthan: Holi Festival

    All day
    20/03/2019-21/03/2019
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    Holi, the Indian festival of colours is very popular in the northern part of India. And it is often said that if you want to experience the true spirit of this colourful festival then there is no other place more appropriate to celebrate it other than the land of colours itself – Rajasthan. Come join us in Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan this Holi and experience one of the most memorable time of your life.

    Details: http://www.rustiktravel.com/Experiences/holi-in-jaipur/

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  • Indian Holiday: Holi

    Indian Holiday: Holi

    All day
    21/03/2019

    No additional detail for this event.

  • Rajasthan: Gangaur Festival

    Rajasthan: Gangaur Festival

    All day
    21/03/2019-08/04/2019
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    Gangaur festival is celebrated specially by married women and young unmarried girls. They make idols of God Ishar and Goddess Gangaur using the ashes from Holika (the fire that is lit a day before Holi). These idols are worshiped for 18 Days so that the young girls can be blessed with a good husband, while married women do so for a happy married life and the welfare, health and long life of their husbands.

    Details: http://www.rustiktravel.com/Experiences/gangaur-festival-in-jaipur/

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