What’s new - Kurjey Lhakhang Tshechu
June 15, 2016 - The Kurjey Tshechu coincides with the birth anniversary of Guru Rinpoche.Different kinds of mask dancers are performed during the festival apart from traditional and folk songs and dances.
What is New? Thimphu Tshechu
Oct 10-13th 2016- One of the biggest festival in the country is the Thimphu Tshechu. This festival is held in the capital city for three days. The Tshechu is witnessed by thousand of people, both local and tourists.The actual Tshechu is preceded by days and nights of prayer and rituals to invoke the gods.
What’s new - Jambay Lhakhang Festival
Nov 14-17th, 2016 - A fertility blessing is conferred at the annual religious ceremony at the 7th century Jambay Lhakhang in Bumthang, central Bhutan. At the festival that takes place in late autumn, the head monk masked for the ritual invokes the fertility deities and places a wooden phallus on the women’s head to make them conceive, Stark naked dancers perform at night at the festival which is highly regarded for its divinity
Welcome to the Himalayan Kingdom.
Transcend the ordinary and make a journey you will treasure; a sojourn of the Himalayan Kingdom, Bhutan, which is a showcase of the beauty and wealth that the world once basked in and a grim reminder of what the world has lost in our pursuit of development. A perfect blend of the medieval and modern, Bhutan is a destination you should not miss.
Embark on a voyage that promises to enthral you, an experience that will captivate you.
Your adrenaline rush would have started soon after you board your flight to Bhutan and see the spectacular Himalayan ranges, including Mt Everest, followed by the thrilling landing at what is considered one of the world’s most difficult airports. But that is just the begging.
The prominence of religion as a part and parcel of Bhutanese life is symbolized in the performance of Tsechus, (religious festivals), which are performed all around the country at different periods. Dedicated to the 8th century Tantric Saint, Guru Padma Sambhava, Tshechus meaning the “Tenth Day” is observed on the tenth day of a month corresponding to the lunar calendar, the birthday of Guru Rimpoche
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Undeniably and justifiably the jewel of the Himalayas, Bhutan is a country where thousands of flowers carpet the mountainsides in spring. It has more than 55 different varieties of rhododendron alone and about 500 species of orchids. This tiny country has over 700 species of birds, almost more than the whole of North America.