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Gorsam Kora Festival

Gorsam Kora Festival:

The Gorsam Kora Festival, held annually in Arunachal Pradesh’s Zemithang valley, concluded, celebrating the shared Himalayan Buddhist cultural heritage and the enduring friendship between India and Bhutan.

  • It is Located along the Nyanmjang Chu River, Zemithang is historically significant as the refuge where the 14th Dalai Lama sought sanctuary in 1959.
  • The festival, centred around the 93-foot tall stupa – ‘Gorsam Chorten’ built in the 13th century.
  • It attracts thousands of devotees, including Bhutanese nationals, for prayers and traditional rituals.