The Dumji Festival

Posted on Jan, 2020, Under CULTURAL & EVENTS

The Dumji Festival is a very special festival in the Khumbu area. It is celebrated in the month of May or June every year. During the celebratin, there is dancing, drinking and merry making in addition to the more serious rituals and dances performed by the monks. The Dumji festival celebrates and honors the anniversary of Guru Rinpoche’s birth on the lotus flower.