Thiksey Gustor is a two day religious ceremony held by the Gelukpa (yellow hat) order of tibetan buddhism to celebrate the victory of Gods over Evil.

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During the 'Gustor', which translates to 'Sacrifice of the 29th date', the monks adorn masks to represent the guardians, protectors & gods and perform rhythmic dances. The winter festival draws crowds from the surrounding villages and monasteries.

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