Sherpa community marks Loshar


Sherpa community living in Nepal and across the world are observing 2139th Chufo Duk Lo Loshar—Sherpa’s New Year– on Wednesday.

Sherpa girls in traditional dress.

During the Loshar festival, Sherpa families gather together to prepare and take a soup called “guthuk” and special pastries called Khapse.

Sherpas also visit holy Buddhist sites including Swayambhunath and Boudhanath for prayers during Loshar.

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