The annual Heruka(Chakrasambara) ritual ceremony of Namgyal Monastery began on 4th of August with ground ritual, followed by construction of coloured sand mandala for three days. The ceremony is headed by the monastery’s senior ritual master Ven. Thupten Choephel.
The actual ritual ceremony of the Heruka ritual began on 6th of sixth month of Tibetan lunar calendar(8th of August).
Next day ritual master and four monks will take the sand collected in a pot for Nagar puja at the river side and will offer the sand into the river.