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Losar Festival

Losar Festival:

The Tibetan New Year is called the Losar.

  • Tibetan Buddhists follow the Lunisolar calendar.
  • The first day of the Luni Solar calendar is celebrated as Losar.
  • The Buddhists in Nepal celebrate the same festival in the name of Lhochhar and celebrated eight weeks before Tibetan Losar.
  • Different Indian states celebrate Losar in different ways.
  • Recently the Tibetans in Dharamshala celebrated the festival.
  • Members of the Tibetan community offered prayers at the Buddist temple in Happy Valley here before starting the festivit ..