Choekhor Duechen/Tugpai Tsezhi

This festival commemorates the Buddha Shakyamuni’s first sermon at Sarnath near Varanasi in India; when he first taught the four noble truths and first turned the wheel of the dharma . Many pilgrims climb the ridge from Pabonka to the Dode Valley to burn the incense.

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Choekhor Duechen/Tugpai Tsezhiu Lhasa Aug 04, 2019