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Chunyipai Losar

Chunyipai Losar

In various parts of Bhutan, the beginning of the twelfth lunar month is celebrated as the New Year in Bhutanese tradition. In Bhutan,the day is also known as the Traditional Day of Offering. It is believed that on this day, the Bhutanese[...]
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Locho - Annual Ritual

Locho - Annual Ritual

"Locho" is a local term that refers to an annual religious practice aimed at appeasing local deities, fostering peace, and ensuring prosperity within the family. This tradition, observed during the winter season, involves families[...]
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Ta Shi Ga Chak - The Broken Saddle

Ta Shi Ga Chak - The Broken Saddle

In a nation with a strong spiritual heritage, you will discover that the people of Bhutan, particularly the Buddhists, use astrology to predict important life events. Important aspects of Bhutanese life include auspicious dates, days,[...]
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Discovering the Magic of Bhutanese Winter: Essential Travel Tips during Winter

Discovering the Magic of Bhutanese Winter: Essential Travel Tips during Winter

  Bhutan, the land of the thunder dragon, is a mysterious place that attracts travelers throughout the year. A visit to this Himalayan kingdom in the winter adds an extra layer of magic to the experience. Snow-capped landscapes,[...]
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Druk Wangyel Tshechu: A tribute festival to the nation's heroes

Druk Wangyel Tshechu: A tribute festival to the nation's heroes

The Druk Wangyel Tshechu is a relatively recent addition to Bhutan's festival calendar. It takes place on December 13th at the Druk Wangyel Lhakhang Festival Ground located at Dochula Pass, around 22km from the capital city of Thimphu.[...]
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