Hemis festival held in Ladakh

Q.  In which region the two-day long annual Hemis festival dedicated to the Guru Padmasambhava began from 26th June 2015?
- Published on 21 Jun 15

a. Darjeeling
b. Leh
c. Ladakh
d. Daman

ANSWER: Ladakh
Hemis festival is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Padmasambhava. During this festive season, Lamas called 'chhams,' perform masked dances and sacred plays to the accompaniment of cymbals, drums and long horns. The head lama presides over the function.

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