Mar 14

Bhumchu Festival in Tashiding Sikkim

Namaste, there are many festivals in Sikkim every year, celebrating everything from its culture, its religions and its flora and fauna, here is to important dates that are coming up

19-20 March is the Bhumchu( bhum is the pot and chu is the water) festival at the Tashiding monastery approx 22 km from Yuksam, this is a festival where the monks will predict the future, by taking the lid of the pot and telling the future by the level of the holy water, full and its a bad bloody year, empty and its a famine, but half full and its going to be a good year.

Tashiding monastery