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Happy Losar 2019!

As per the Lunar Calendar, Year of the Pig,2019 starts from 5thFebruary 2019 to 24thJanuary 2020.Pigs are a symbol of wealth and prosperity – their chubby faces and big ears signal great fortune. 

Therefore, it’s a great year to make money and a good year to invest.

Arising every 12 years, people born in the lunar year of […]

By |February 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Atsara – The holy teacher!

During the Tshetchu Feastival, one figures stand above all. They can be seen in all corners of the Festival.  They are called “Atsara”.

The word Atsara is derived from Sanskrit word “Acharya” or the holy teacher. Its called dubthop in Dzongkha.

They are an indispensable part of the tshechu Festival. Their roles and significance transcends entertainment. They […]

By |January 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Eight Lucky Symbols

This set of symbols is very popular in Bhutan and you will find them in dzongs, temples, monasteries, home and offices. It is also known in Sanskrit as ‘Ashtamangala’, ashta means eight and mangala means auspicious and they carry special meanings:

DUG (parasol) embodies notions of wealth or royalty, for one had to be rich enough […]

By |January 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dochula Pass(Altitude: 3100 m)

Dochula pass is located at a height of 3,100 meters on the way to Wangdue from Thimphu. The pass is must visit for both local and tourist as it offer panoramic view of Himalayan mountain range. The view is especially scenic on clear, winter days with snowcapped mountains forming a majestic backdrop of Druk Wangyal […]

By |November 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Jigme Dorji National Park (JDNP) is the second largest national park in Bhutan with an area of 4316 sq. km. The park spans across 5 districts, namely Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Wangduephodrang and Gasa. Park headquarters based in Damji, Gasa and its 4 range offices addresses common challenges faced by protected areas elsewhere, like human-wildlife conflicts, […]

By |April 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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