Arunachal: Torgya Festival of Tawang to begin from Jan 20
First Published: 12th January, 2023 20:10 IST
Torgya festival is celebrated by the Monpa community of Arunachal Pradesh.
Preparations are underway to celebrate the Torgya festival of the Monpa community of Arunachal Pradesh. The 3-day Torgya festival will be held at the iconic Tawang Monastery from January 20 to 22.
Tawang Monastery, popularly known as Gaden Namgyal Lhatse Monastery, has been organising the Torgya festival, which is an annual event of the monastic curriculum. As per the sources, other initial rites and rituals will start on January 18. Rehearsals of monastic dances are underway.
The Torgya festival is celebrated with a belief of eliminating any kind of external energy from the earth that can harm humankind and protecting them from natural calamities.
The festival comprises of dance performances based on mythical events that are believed to have taken place in the past.
The three-day festival draws a large number of national and international tourists, including pilgrims from Bhutan.
TOPMOST STORY NOW
Live SPL DGP GP Singh to be next Assam DGP28th January 2023
Live TANTRIKS ON A PYRE IN GUWAHATI28th January 2023
Live 𝗡𝗮𝗴𝗮𝗹𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗣𝗼𝗹𝗹𝘀 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟯 | 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗩𝗼𝗶𝗰𝗲 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗩𝗼𝘁𝗲 — 𝗢𝘂𝗿 𝗦𝗽𝗲𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝘀𝗲𝗴𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗼𝗻 𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗣𝗲𝗼𝗽𝗹𝗲 𝗪𝗮𝗻𝘁28th January 2023
Live MEET THE ASSAM FAMILY WHO HAS BEEN CONSERVING BATS FOR OVER 30 YEARS28th January 2023
Arunachal Pradesh: Father accused of killing 2-yr old son arrested
The accused was hiding inside an under construction house, but was apprehended by the Kharsa Village Chairperson Yeshi Phuntsok23rd January 2023
Country celebrates 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose; Political leaders pay tribute
Freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose was born in Cuttack, Odisha. The day is being celebrated as Parakram Diwas23rd January 2023
Arunachal: Assam Rifles organises ‘Run for Peace’
The Khonsa Battalion of Assam Rifles in close coordination with Tirap and Longding District Administrations, Police and CRPF organised a mega relay marathon, the Republic Run 2023 with the theme “Republic Run for Peace”.22nd January 2023
APPSC paper leak case: CBI raids 9 locations across A’chal
In what can be termed as the biggest development yet in the APPSC paper leak case, the CBI conducted raids at 9 different locations across Arunachal Pradesh on Wednesday.21st January 2023