Table of Contents
- Economy
- Recreation
- Wildlife
- Vegetation
- Religion
- Festivals
- Dress and Ornaments
- The Road Journey
- Treks
- A Picture Gallery
- A Picture Gallery
  Suru Valley
  Kashmir: Poetry of Nature
Download Book

Koshur Music

An Introduction to Spoken Kashmiri




Archery is a popular form of relaxation and contests are held at every festival and at social gatherings. These are gala affairs with much music, dancing, drinking and gaeity. But polo is the most exciting sport. Ladakhi polo is a fast and furious game of two rounds of 20 minutes each with few restraints and rough riding reminiscent of the Mongol horsemen. During winter, frozen water surfaces provide the ideal rink for ice skating. Discarded tins are flattened and attached to the soles of the shoes, serving a substitute for skates. Ice hockey, too, has become a popular winter sport.

The popular sport of archery
Kashmir: Poetry of Nature Ladakh


Facebook Account Follow us and get Koshur Updates Video clips Image Gallery
Kashmiri Overseas Association, Inc. (KOA) is a 501c(3) non-profit, tax-exempt socio-cultural organization registered in Maryland, USA. Its purpose is to protect, preserve, and promote Kashmiri ethnic and socio-cultural heritage, to promote and celebrate festivals, and to provide financial assistance to the needy and deserving.

 | Home | Culture & Heritage | Copyrights Policy | Disclaimer | Privacy Statement | Credits | Contact Us |

Any content available on this site should NOT be copied or reproduced

in any form or context without the written permission of KOA.