Tashichho Dzong in Thimphu with bhutanese flag (Bhutan)
Dochula pass is located on the way to Punakha from Thimphu, forming a majestic backdrop to the tranquility of the 108 chortens gracing the mountain pass.
Atop a hill in Thimphu has a massive golden Buddha sitting atop a gilded meditation hall. Inside the 169 foot Buddha Dordenma statue, there are 125,000 miniature Buddhas encapsulated inside of its enlightened bronze chest, ranging from 8 to 12 inches tall.
This massive statue of Shakyamuni measures in at a height of 51.5 m, making it one of the largest statues of Buddha in the world. The statue is made of bronze and is gilded in gold
Buddhism is the official and most prominent religion of Bhutan gives this country its cultural and religious heritage.
The Old Bhutanese Women with A Prayer Wheel
Elderly Citizen of Bhutan
Bhutanese girls ramming mud during a house construction
The Tibetan-style stupa was built in 1974 as a memorial to the third king, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (1928–72).
Phallus Art made of wood in Bhutan
Phallus Art in Bhutan
Dochula Pass – Decorated with small chortens on the lush green hillside, this place tells an interesting story of spirituality, bravery, and Bhutanese culture.
The Punakha Dzong, also known as the Pungtang Dechen Photrang Dzong, literally translates to the ‘palace of great happiness or bliss.
The Druk Wangyal Lhakhang was built as a memorial to celebrate 100 years of monarchy in Bhutan
Chorten or Stupa is an important religious monument in Buddhism, symbolizing Buddha’s presence.