Phyang Monastery

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Phyang Tsedup Festival celebrated in Phyang Monastery in Ladakh (19.1 km from Leh) and dedicated to Jigten Gombo, founder of Dringumpa Monastic Dynasty.

The Lamas are dressed up in colorful attire and also play the various characters of the dance drama. However essentially the most interesting a part of the dance drama is the masks.

Thankha of Jigten Gombo is also worshipped and marks the triumph of good over the evil. However, dance remains the centre of attraction. Monks wearing rich silk costumes perform Chham and worship their deity. This festival is especially remarked for the enthusiasm and energy.

The Phyang Tsedup Festival is notable with special prayers, chanting of auspicious mantras of Monks.

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