We wish you a Very Happy and Prosperous New Year.

Travel: +91 9858394400 | Media: +91 8803711111
Advertisement & Subscription: +91 7298010528
Web
Ladakh
 
   
Thiksay monastery celebrates Galden Namchot, appoints new discipline master
THIKSEY, Saturday, December 31, 2016 :
To ensure monastic discipline, Stanzin Chostak was appointed as monastery discipline master (Chos trim pa) along with the celebration of Galdan Namchot (birth and death anniversary of Lama Tsongkapa) on November 23 at Thiksay monastery. 


...
 
By Nawang Palkit
Birth Anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w) and his progeny Imam Sadiq (a.s) celebrated in Kargil
KARGIL, Saturday, December 31, 2016 :
Birth Anniversary of the Prophet of Islam Hazrat Muhammad Musatafa (peace be upon him) and his progeny Imam Jaffer Sadiq ( a.s ) celebrated in Kargil with full zeal on December 18.


...
 
By Sajjad Hussain
Eid e Milad Nabi celebrated in Kargil with full fervor
KARGIL, Wednesday, December 14, 2016 : The Birth Anniversary of the prophet Hazrat Muhammad s.a.w and the beginning of unity week celebrated in Kargil with zest and zeal on 12 December in Kargil. Muslims from various parts of Kargil came and participated in Jamat e Ahle sunnat at Masjid Hanafia....
 
By Sajjad Hussain
Two-day annual Thiksay Gustor concludes, oracle fails to appear
THIKSEY, Monday, December 5, 2016 :
Two days annual Thiksay Gustor, a monastic religious festival of ancient ritual mask dance was held on November 17 and 18 at Thiksay monastery. Large number of devotees witnessed the festival including CEC Dr. Sonam Dawa, SP Uday Bhaskar Billa, EC Tsering Wangdus, Tsering Sandup, Army officers, foreign and local tourists.
...
 
By Pal Thiksay Gobi
Arbaeen procession taken out in Chuchot to commemorate martyrdom of Karbala
CHUCHOT, Monday, December 5, 2016 :
To commemorate the supreme sacrifice of Imam Hussain (A.S) and his companions for the mankind in the battle of Karbala, Shia community of Leh district took out the procession of Arbaeen on November 21 at Chuchot, Leh.

...
 
By Kunzang Chorol
Over 30,000 take part in Moharram procession in Kargil
KARGIL, Thursday, October 27, 2016 :
Thousands across Kargil district observed martyrdom of Imam Hussain A.S the grandson of the Prophet of Islam. Mourning beating their chest and reciting lamentation the procession was carried at main bazaar Kargil on October 12.
 
The processions were organized by Imam Khoemini Memorial Trust (IKMT) and Islamia School Kargil (ISK).

...
 
By Sajjad Kargili
Students take part in Azadari procession in Kargil
KARGIL, Thursday, October 27, 2016 :
To pay rich tributes to the martyrs of Karbala and to reflect upon the philosophy of the martyrdom of Imam Hussain (A.S) and martyrs of Karbala Mutahhary Public School observed Muhrram procession in Kargil on October 9.
 
Thousands of students took part in the procession. The mourners were beating their chests and reciting lamentations.

...
 
By Sajjad Kargili
Alamdar Health Service organises blood donation camp on Moharram
LEH, Wednesday, October 26, 2016 :
To commemorate the supreme sacrifice of Imam Hussain (AS) and his companion for the mankind, Alamdar Health Service, Leh organized a blood donation camp on October 12 at main market Leh.
 
The heath service is a unit of Anjuman Imamia Leh (Youth Wing) who has started this blood donation camp in the year 2000 and has been successfully organizing every year to pay  homage to the Martyrs of Karbala. 

...
 
By Stanzin Dasal
Three-day international conference held on Kushok Bakula Rinpoche
CHOLGLAMSAR, Wednesday, October 26, 2016 :
Centre for research on Ladakh and Indian Council for Cultural relation (ICCR) organized a three-day international conference on Kushok Bakula Rinpoche entitled as Saint and Statesman at Central Institute of Buddhist Studies Auditorium on  October 1. 
 
During the inaugural day scholars from Mongolia, Russia, U.S.A, U.K, China, France, Bangladesh and reputed scholars from different universities were present.

...
 
By Pal Thiksay Gobi
70-ft Buddha Amitabha ‘thanka’, largest in the Himalayan belt, unveiled in Hemis
HEMIS, Friday, October 14, 2016 :
Marking 1000 years of Mahasiddha Naropa, a 70-ft x 40 ft scroll painting, ‘thanka’, of the Amitabha Buddha was unveiled by Gyalwang Drupa Rinpoche  here during the Naro Gyantuk festival.

...
 
By Rinchen Angmo Chumikchan
Naropa festival concludes after week-long grand celebration
HEMIS, Friday, October 14, 2016 :
The weeklong Naropa Festival (Naro Gyantuk) concluded with great fervor and enthusiasm on September 22 at Naro Photang, Hemis. Minister of Cooperative and Ladakh Affairs, Chering Dorje was the chief guest of the occasion.

...
 
By Kunzang Chorol
Naropa festival celebrated after 12 years, attracts devotees from all over world
Marking the celebration of 1000th birth anniversary of Naropa, the week-long festival a blend of spi
HEMIS, Friday, October 14, 2016 :
After 12 long years, thousands of devotee’s seeks the blessing of His Holiness Gyalwang Drukpa donned in a sacred six bone ornaments (Naro Gyenduk) and imparted the Chakrasamvara Empowerment on 16 September at Naro Palace, Hemis.


...
 
By Stanzin Dasal
Covering nearly 3000 km, 4th Eco-Cycle Yatra concludes in Leh
LEH, Tuesday, September 20, 2016 :
To mark the successful completion of the 4th Eco-Cycle Yatra led by His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa,   people of Ladakh gave a warm welcome on September 10 at NDS ground, Leh. The yatra was started on July 3 from Kathmandu Nepal by around 400 Buddhist nuns. 

...
 
By Stanzin Dasal
After 12 years, Ladakh to celebrate Naro festival in Hemis
LEH, Tuesday, September 20, 2016 :
Naropa Organizing Committee is all set to celebrate 1000 year anniversary of Naropa from September 16 to 22 at Naro Palace, Hemis. The devotees will be blessed by His Holiness Gyalwang Drukpa who will don the six bone ornaments of Naropa to grant the Grand Chakrasamvara Empowerment on 16 September, which happens once only after 12 years.  


...
 
By Stanzin Dasal
Religious propaganda is harmful, must respect all religions: Dalai Lama
CHUCHOT, Friday, September 2, 2016 :
Muslim Coordination Committee hosted a lunch in honor of His Holiness the Dalai Lama at Imam Bargha Chuchot Gongma on 17 August.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama talking about happiness said that even troublemakers want happiness and happy life brings inner peace and it can only solve the problem in a humanistic way. And the major world’s traditions have important potential and responsibility to make a compassionate world. The peaceful environment can be achieved by developing harmony and unity among us.
...
 
By Pal Thiksay Gobi
Thiksay Yarchos Chenmo gets a spectacular closing ceremony
Next year's Yarchos Chenmo will be held in Nubra
THIKSEY, Friday, September 2, 2016 :
The great summer Religious Council (Yarchos Chenmo) that is being held from 9th-22nd August had a grand closing ceremony on 22 April.
Khen Rinpoche, the chief guest uttering ‘how lucky we are to have His Holiness teaching’ urged people to bring changes and develop wisdom and compassion in one’s daily life.
...
 
By Pal Thiksay Gobi
HH Dalai Lama inaugurates 12-day 4th Yarchos Chenmo in Thiksay
“We human beings of the 21st century should practice and be more sensitive about love and compassion
THIKSEY, Wednesday, August 17, 2016 : The 4th Summer Highest Buddhist Council (Thikgon Yarchos Chenmo) was inaugurated by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama on August 9 at Thiksay monastery. The council will be carried out for twelve consecutive days and is organised by Thiksay monastery. The new temple hall (Photang) was also consecrated on the same day....
 
By Stanzin Dasal
H H Chetsang Rinpoche celebrates his 71st birth anniversary in Ladakh
SHACHUKUL, Wednesday, August 17, 2016 : Thousands of devotees with great fervor and prayer of long life celebrated the 71st birth anniversary of His Holiness the 37th Drikung Skyabgon Chetsang Rinpoche on August 6 at Shachukul Monastery....
 
By Kunzang Chorol
HH Dalai Lama appeals for communal harmony
“Knowledge of Buddhism is essential to be a real Buddhist”
LEH, Tuesday, August 2, 2016 : His Holiness the Dalai Lama visited Chokhang Vihara, Jama Masjid and Imam Bargha on July 27. He was welcomed by several religious and political leaders. After reciting prayers in Chokhang, he said that all temples should be used as centres of learning. Likewise, he urged the Ladakhis to ensure that Chokhang should also become a centre of learning....
 
By Rinchen Angmo Chumikchan
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama in Leh on a month
Says education can bring change, not prayer or religious teachings
LEH, Tuesday, August 2, 2016 : His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama was grandly welcomed by the people of Ladakh on his visit from Kushok Bakula Rinpoche Airport Leh (KBR) to Jivetsal Photang on  July 25. 

...
 
By Pal Thiksay Gobi