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Holy Mountain Festival

Paying Homage to the Holy Mountain Festival, Choekhor Duechcen in Tibetan, falling on the 4th day of the sixth Tibetan month, is to commemorate Sakyamuni's first sermon. People, in their best conduct during the session, go to monasteries to pay homage to the Buddha. Circumambulation around mountains is the popular practice in the festival. Picnicking, singing and dancing are also part of the activities.
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