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Tendong Lho rum Faat

Tendong Lho rum Faat  Sikkim Tourism

 It is celebrated by Lepchas, Takes place on Tendong Hill in South Sikkim and other parts of the state n The name, Tendong is derived from the Lepcha dialect, which literally translates to ‘the hill of the raised horn’. The Lepchas celebrate this occasion to commemorate the almighty who saved their ancestors from a calamity and to pay respect to the hill. n During the festivities, people make a model of the mountain in the facade of their homes and worship it. It is exclusively made of nine stones and the people dance and sing wearing traditional masks to get the blessings of the almighty. n Info: As per the Lepcha mythology, at the time of creation, Tendong Hill had risen from the horns of a deity. It was a volcanic peak that erupted and destroyed Naho and Nather Pokh, the sources of the Teesta and Rangeet rivers which caused a deluge. As the lower region started to flood causing loss of life and property, the horn rose miraculously and the tribesmen hurriedly started to ascend the Tendong Hill, which became their only chance for survival. 

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July, August