Stongdey Gustor Festival

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About Stongdey Gustor Festival of Ladakh

Celebrated in Stongdey Monastery, Stongdey Gustor is indeed an important festival in Ladakh. It is a two-day festival that takes place in the 11th month of Tibetan Calendar. The major attraction of Stongdey Gustor Festival is the Cham dance performance by the Buddhist monks.

Stongdey is the second largest monastic institution in Zanskar Region and is situated around 18 km from Padum. It is an 11th century monastery that comes to life during this religious festival with people from different villages coming in for the celebration.

Festival Dates/Months :July

Highlights of Stongdey Gustor :

  • Cham Dance

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. When is Stongdey Gustor celebrated?

Stongdey Gustor is celebrated in the month of July every year.

Q. Where is Stongdey Gustor held?

Stongdey Gustor Festival is held at the second largest monastery in Zanskar, Stongdey Gompa.

Q. What is the major attraction of the Stongdey Gustor Festival?

In the Stongdey Gustor Festival, the Cham Dance performed by the Buddhist monks is the major attraction.

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