Losar (“Lo” means year and “Sar” mean new)

This Tibetan New Year and the largest Tibetan festival, celebrated by all. Losar starts on the 1st day of the 1st month of the Tibetan Calendar, and lasts 3 to 15 days. On the eve of New Year’s Eve, (Losar will was celebrated at DNKL on February 9, 2016. Losar will be celebrated on February 27th in 2017.

The first day is called Guru Losar where we greet all our Guru’s, teachers, monestary at temple.

Day 2 is called King Losar on this day we celebrate together in the Dalai Lama’s palace. Payers, dancing and singing.

Third day is called public Losar. This is where people will celebrate with friends and family (e.g. picnics)