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The Manaslu Circuit Trek is the best all round tea-house hike in Nepal on the Great Himalaya Trail; the new Annapurna Circuit. No camping needed.

Tsum Shagya Centennial Festival – April 17-20, 2020


Tashi Delek and Namaste! I, Sonam Lama, on behalf of Tsum Shagya Centennial Festival Committee would like to express my warm welcome to trek to Tsum Valley, participate in the Shgaya Festival and support us by signing Shagya declaration.Thank you very much.

About the Tsum Shagya Festival:The festival is 100 years celebration of unique Tsum custom of non-violence. Non-violence is based on one of the Buddha’s five precepts “Ahimnsa Parodharma” meaning non-violence is supreme of Dharma.In Tsum, people have been strictly practicing animal love and compassion by 7 rules

  1. No slaughtering of any animals
  2. no hunting
  3. no honey hunting
  4. no forest fire
  5. no entry [sic]
  6. complete ban on animal slaughtering
  7. maintain and promote the Shagya

The custom was established by Drukpa Rinpoche Lama Serab Dorje 1920 AD. 

Please contact Sonam Lama for more information,  or +977-9841629014
Secretary General of the Shagya Festival

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