This festival is celebrated by the Lamas in January. Halda is a festival of lights celebrated in Magha Poornima. On this auspicious occasion, twigs and branches of Juniper tree are tied together and used as a torch. In the evening, every household lights this torch and the people gather at a common location in the village. A special ceremony is performed and offerings are made to local deities for prosperity and wellbeing of all the villagers.
Timings for Halda Festival in Lahaul