Prayer Flags inscribed with...
Prayer Flags inscribed with Buddhist scripture flutter til they rot. But don't let them touch the ground- they should rather be burned.
Buddhists plant these flags outside their homes and places of spiritual practice for the wind to carry the beneficient vibrations across the countryside.
Special architecture of the Monasteries around the Country (Bhutan) give the Country an unique style and fame. Bhutan is successful in preserving the Teaching and the power of Buddhism.Related to:
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It is a local custom to but beef to dry hanging on a line outside the house. Later I ate dryed meat and found very tasty.Related to:
It is mandatory,but only for bhutanese, to wear their national clothes to enter the temples and dzongs. It is a very elegant outfit.
It is a national custom to chew betelee leave with a pice of betelee nut and some spices. They do it all day long. I tried some ... different:)Related to:
- National/State Park
Bhutan is a Buddhist country. If possible try to attend a religious festivals (Tsechu) for one day. You will see Bhutan in its most beautiful colours.Related to:
- Arts and Culture
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Turning and Turning
Praying wheels outside a temple, turn turn turn...
It's just like what they believe in the reincanation of lives...
Turning and Turning
It's their custom, it's their life, to turn around the holy places again and again, hour after hour, day after day, year after year...
Bhutanise lady wear...
Bhutanise lady wear traditional cloth KILA. This is a piace of cloth, so it is hard to wear for foreigner.
Red wash identifies this...
Red wash identifies this structure as a holy building. One must walk about it in clockwise direction. I mistakenly went counter-clockwise to my shame and the immediate admonishment of locals.
Near Kuenga Chhoeling Palace Upper Motithang, Thimphu, Bhutan
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I upgraded one night from the government hotels and was so glad I did. While the government hotels...more
I was there for a week last month. The hotel is 5* hotel in Thimpu. It is a joint venture project by...more
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