Pilgrimage To The Thangka
Phyang is one of the two Dringungpa Monasteries in Ladakh . This monastery 17-km west of Leh, holds its festival in July/august. Like other monastic festivals, sacred dance-dramas or 'chhams' form the core of this festival.
But the main attraction for the devotees is the pilgrimage to the hug,. Thangka of Skyabje Jigten Gombo, founder of the Dringungpa monasstic order, which is kept on exhibition during the two-day festival.