Chasing away the evil spirits! Himalayan village’s colourful Buddhist festival

Daily Telegraph
30 June 2014

Caught on film: Dancer twirls around at the little-known Torgya Festival in Tawang

Caught on film: Dancer twirls around at the little-known Torgya Festival in Tawang

A quiet Himalayan mountain village springs to life for a colourful Buddhist festival designed to expel evil spirits and bring happiness.

The annual Torgya Festival in Tawang, in north-eastern India, is full of colourful dancing, music and theatre.

The three day festival is held in the courtyard of the Tawang monastery, which is nestled on top of the hill overlooking the town.

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