Festivals of Sikkim: Sikkim is not only renowned for its breathtaking landscapes but also for its

Saga Dawa, also known as the Triple Blessed Festival, holds immense significance in the Buddhist calendar. It commemorates the birth, enlightenment, and parinirvana (passing away) of Lord Buddha. During Saga Dawa, devotees flock to monasteries and stupas to offer prayers, light butter lamps, and circumambulate sacred sites, believing that their merits are multiplied manifold during this auspicious time. The atmosphere is charged with spirituality, as chants and hymns resonate through the valleys, and the fragrance of incense fills the air. It's a time for introspection, compassion, and spreading acts of kindness, reflecting the teachings of Lord Buddha.