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peakende
25th July 2006, 08:03 AM
The Mani Rimdu Festival is a colorful, noisy occasion that takes place in the most spectacular of settings. Performed by the monks of Tengboche monasteries, it depicts the victory of Buddhism over the ancient 'Bon' religion. The festival last for three days and is well attended by the Sherpa people who often trek for many days to witness this important event, there you may see the fully traditional and cultural life of Himalayan Sherpa. So after the end of festival we can continue the trek to Everest Base Camp.
Tengboche Mani Rimdu starts on the full moon of October. We have special departures to this festivals, the exact date are fixed by Monk of the Monastery. Please contact us in <peakende@wlink.com.np> if you are interested in these departures. We will provide you detail information of this whole trek including festival. Or you may visit www.trektohimalayas.com for further information.