she’s giving me headache! Today is the 29th day according to tibetan lunar calender. We tibetans all over the south and north are here at Hunsur Rabgyaling settlement, Zongchoe monastery to observe this auspicious cham dance or a ritual dance which is performed only by the monks. This ritual is performed for moral instructions to viewers, destruction of bad spirits and for greater good of humanity. where did you go? I went to hung a new prayer flags (lungta) we decorate our chapel by offering various food items such as butter, fruits, rice, dry fruits, khapse etc. This is droso chemar made of roasted barley flour,sugar & butter. The purpose of making offerings is to develop the mind of generosity & reduce stinginess. where are we now? we are at zongkar choedhen monastery. we are here to make offerings to our god. alright! come now. we have to climb these stairs. keep going up. i’m exhausted! offer khata(tibetan scarf) there. These walls depicts the 12 deeds of budha Shakyamuni. They’re all late comers. Not an early riser. Let’s circumambulate the stupa. Tibetans make sure to do a circumambulation of temples or stupa during the new year. people pray for all the sentient beings. My friends are done offering prayers. wishing happy losar to her. Elders often give presents or money to their kids, relatives on this day. we wish you a very happy losar to each one of you. Namdol: I wish that all your wishes are fulfilled this year. May you not become sick oftenly. i also wish my younger sister to study well may all your dreams come true. We offered prayers to two monastery, greeted each other. Today is the 1st day of Losar. That’s it! heading back home. Time to click some pictures. make a pose. one, two, three. family time. we are gonna eat lunch now. everyone. everyone, pls look here! brightness is good here. i don’t eat pork. this is our locker. take this & open. they both are like my niece. we are the first one to reach here. so cold. one, two, three. woooo she misunderstood the word dear. she sais she’s not a deer. fact tho! lol she wants juice. was hungry and now i am eating noodles. Yay. The music is ON now. dancing Bro: There she is. i can’t believe i did that twice. i love GRS. my skin is all tanned. My skin color is no longer mine. lhamo what about your skin changes? lhamo: my skin is still white. will go n change. here we are at jacket counter. it’s snowing. haha. lhamo: look here. lets head inside now. Are you feeling cold? Yes, it’s freezing. wow, so pretty. this is king valley. lhamo: Sis, come here. we are done with the snow park. i felt very cold inside. touch my feet, it’s still cold. That’s my beautiful cousin sis posing for insta. TASHI DELEK everyone. we have few guest in our house. lhamo: teach me. we have to take a pinch of chemar then offer a blessing with three waves of hand in the air, then taking a nibble. greet each other. go and eat khapse(eatables) guest come home to greet each other. made them to dance. This is an old age home situated near my house. Today on behalf of my family members, i am here to greet all beautiful people here. who’s daughter are you? me explaining all the family tree.:) HE: i am now very old that i dont remember your mother. HE: i wish you long life. is everyone here? ME: wishing Happy Losar. SHE: Where you from? How are you? i am good. thank you grandmother. ME: pls dont thank me. i had recieved sum of 10Rs from you when i was kid. SHE: i dont think so. LOSAR TASHI DELEK GRAND MOTHER. Hi, Losar Tashi delek. Do you recognise me? i am Kalsang wangdu’s daughter. hi, losar tashi delek. ME: grandmother you look quite fit. SHE: It’s just the appearance. My whole body is quite weak tbh. alright then. Grandmother takecare. family pic all are looking awesome.