Tharpaling Thongdrol Festival – 24 Feb, 2024

Tharpaling Lhakhang | Bumthang

  • Tharpaling Thongdrol is a one-day festival held at Tharpaling Lhakhang, Chumey and is mainly the display of gaint thangka or thongdrol (applique silk work with buddhist images) of Jowo Jampa and Kuenkhen Longchen Rabjam which are displayed every year alternatively (15th day).

  • The Thongdrol is preceeded by prayers ceremonies called the Moelam Chenmo which is performed by the monks of Tharpaling Lhakhang for 10 days to the local people of Chummi every year (1st -14th day). No chams/dances are performed during the entire festival.

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