Trungkar Tsechu

Trungkar Tsechu

The birth anniversary of Guru Padmasambhava, the patron saint of Sikkim is celebrated with great pomp in the state. It falls on the tenth day of the fifth Tibetan month. In Gangtok a procession carrying the statue of the Guru is taken around town. Chaams are held at Rumtek monastery celebrating different episodes from his life.