2019 Saga Dawa Festival Tour to Mount Kailash

Why Visit Kailash during Saga Dawa Festival? The Saga Dawa Festival in Tibet is the grandest of all the festivals, with the exception of Losar, the Tibetan New Year. The festival is celebrated for an entire month, and is known as the Month of Merits, due to the fact that any positive or negative actions…

June 14, 2019 BY Kunga

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Saga Dewa Festival at Mount Kailash, Tibet

Saga Dawa Festival Tibet

Saga Dawa Festival falls on the 4th month of the Tibetan calendar. Sakyamuni, the month lord, was born at Lunbini on the 7th day of the Saga Dawa Month of the iron monkey year of Tibetan lunar calendar. The Lord Buddha (Sakyamuni) facing east meditated on straw under a giant bodhi tree in Bodh Gaya…

July 11, 2016 BY Kunga

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Saga Dawa Festival begins in Tibet

Saga Dawa Festival begins in Tibet

  The Saga Dawa festival, which falls on the first day of the fourth month of the Tibetan calendar to commemorate Buddha Shakyamuni, begins today on May 29 and will last for the whole Tibetan April. It is believed by Tibetan Buddhism followers that Buddha Shakyamuni is born, passes away, and gets nirvana with Buddhahood…

May 29, 2014 BY Kunga

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Saga Dawa Festival

Saga Dawa Festival

The Sagya Dawa Festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the fourth Tibetan month. Legend has it that Sakyamuni, founder of Buddhism, was born, entered into monkhood, and passed away on this day. In memory of the Buddha, Buddhist followers take ritual walks, worship Buddha, give alms to lamas, and abstain from eating meat.…

November 4, 2013 BY Kunga

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