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83-ft Buddha Shakyamuni statue to be constructed at Gonpa, Leh
Gonpa, Thursday, June 15, 2017 : The foundation stone for the proposed Dung-rten project, construction of 83 feet Buddha Shakyamuni statue was laid by Galdan Thizur Sras Rinpoche on June 8 at Gonpa, Leh....
 
By Kunzang Chosdol
Mushaira held to mark holy month of Ramazan
KARGIL, Thursday, June 15, 2017 :
To mark the holy month of Ramazan, Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages, Kargil-Ladakh organised a  Hamdia/Naatia Mushaira at New Academy Hall, Kargil on June 10.
 
Around 14 poets across the Kargil District & Leh presented their Hamdia/Naatia poetic renderings.
Aga Sayed Hasaan Arman Mosavi,  Executive Councillor, LAHDC, Kargil was the chief guest on the occasion while as Alhaj Advocate Mohd Amir, Executive Councillor was the guest of honor.
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By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
Centenary tribute to H.E the19th Gyalsras Bakula Rinpoche
LEH, Wednesday, June 14, 2017 : The centenary celebration of the 19th Gyalsras Bakula Rinpoche, the architect of modern Ladakh and the first MP, in 1949, commenced here on May 19....
 
By Rinchen Angmo Chumikchan
One should cooperate and learn from each other rather than compete: Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche
CHOGLAMSAR, Wednesday, June 14, 2017 : On the theme ‘Art of living in the 21st century’ an interaction session with Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche was held on May 21 in Nagarjuna multipurpose hall, CIBS, Choglamsar. The day was organised by Ladakh Buddhist Association Youth wing and students from different schools of Leh joined the session....
 
By Kunzang Chosdol
Buddha Jayanti celebrated in Ladakh, speakers appeal to follow the Buddha path
LEH, Tuesday, May 16, 2017 : Buddha Jayanti was celebrated by devotees in Leh on May 10 at Polo ground, Leh. The auspicious day is  Buddha Jayanti was celebrated by devotees in Leh on May 10 at Polo ground, Leh. The auspicious day is celebrated all over the world to commemorate the Birth, Enlightenment and Mahaparinirvana (death) of Lord Buddha. all over the world to commemorate the Birth, Enlightenment and Mahaparinirvana (death) of Lord Buddha....
 
By Stanzin Dasal
Mahabodhi gears up to celebrate ‘Mahakaruna- Compassion in Action’ event in Leh
CHOGLAMSAR, Saturday, April 15, 2017 : To brief on the Mahakaruna day celebration in Ladakh, a press conference was held on April 12 at Mahabodhi International Meditation Center (MIMC), Leh. The ‘Mahakaruna- Compassion in Action’ mega event is scheduled to be celebrated on 25 June 2017 at MIMC Devachan campus in Ladakh....
 
By Nawang Palkit
Multi-faith religious leaders congregate to celebrate Gyalwang Drukpa's birth anniversary in Kathman
NEPAL, Saturday, March 18, 2017 :
The multi-faith religious leaders from India, Nepal and U.S officials joined together in Kathmandu to celebrate the birth anniversary of His Holiness Gyalwang Drukpa on March 5.

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By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
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. 


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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.


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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.
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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.

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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).

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.


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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. 

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By Stanzin Dasal