ยป Yuru Kabgyat
Yuru Kabgyat

Yuru Kabgyat

Category: Festival
Celebrated In: India

The Yuru Kabgyat is a two day long festival which is held with tremendous zeal and enthusiasm at Lamayuru, located 127 kilometer from Leh. This festival is attended by numerous people from abroad. The Buddhists come from various countries like China, Japan, Tibet and Korea and attend the festival of Yuru Kabgyat at Leh. It is a festival that is celebrated with tremendous pomp and enthusiasm. Colorfully dressed Buddhist Monks throng the Leh Valley and participate in the dance drama.
The Yuru Kabgyat dance consists of Chhams in which the Lamas dance in the form of circles with large colorful masks. This circular movement is often accompanied by drum beats, long pipes and cymbals. The masks are usually made from paper mache and there is also a thin coat of plaster enveloping it.

The main figures portrayed are the Yama or the Lord of Death and Padmasambhava or the second Buddha who is also known to be the God of Wealth. He is regarded as a protector of horses and animals including human race

Yuru Kabgyat Dates

Fairs Around The World
India

Garhmukteshwar is holy place, situated at the bank of holy river Ganga. Garhmukteshwar is famo...

India

The Bahu Mela is celebrated in honor of the Goddess Kali whose temple lies in the Bahu Fort. T...

India

Vaisakh Purnima, the birthday of Lord Buddha is celebrated with much religious fervor across m...

India

Gogamedi Fair is one of the important festivals locally celebrated to remember the Serpent God...

India

Lili Parikrama  around Mount Girnar in Junagadh district starts from the temple of Bhavna...

India


The famed cattle fair is held at Sonepur, in Northern Bihar on the banks of the River...

India

Situated in Chandangaon, Shri Mahavirji Fair of Rajasthan takes place in the Hindu month of Ch...

Copyright © FestivalsZone. All Rights Reserved.