After every three years, the village people of Mane village get together for a ceremony that involves three days of prayer that ends with a Cham dance by the monks of Dhankar monastery. Mane is divided into two villages. Mane Gongma and Mane Yongma. In every festival the villagers work together. The work is divided among each household and the prayer happens in one home selected with a lottery system. Here the villagers are sitting around a field to see the Cham dance.

Spiti woman watching a public event in the village of Mane Yongma, Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India

Spiti woman watching a public event in the village of Mane Yongma, Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India

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