Changangkha Lhakhang – the oldest temple in Thimphu

Changangkha Temple in Thimphu, Bhutan

If the Chimi Lhakhang temple in Bhutan is renowned to bless childless couples with a bundle of joy, there is another temple in Bhutan that bestows a blessing on these young wonders. Considered as the oldest temple in Bhutan, the Changangkha Lhakhang has built an unshakable faith in the people. It is here that people … Read more

Secrets of Buddha Dordenma at the Thimphu Buddha Point

The Buddha Dordenma rising high above Thimphu

The soothing mountain air and a feeling of calm will greet you as you enter the capital city of Bhutan. Life will seem to have slowed down a pace and will seem really beautiful when you see the smiling faces of the locals. While logically, you can find thousands of reason for such serene atmosphere … Read more

Tashichho Dzong: More than just the Summer Capital of Bhutan

Thimphu Dzong - where you can get a guide as a part of your entry ticket.

Summer Capital? Winter Capital? Does Bhutan have two capitals? Politically no, but in terms of monastic capital – yes. Where Punakha is the Winter Capital, it is Thimphu that becomes the Summer capital. The chief monastic body of Bhutan – Dratshang resides in the lower altitude, warmer Punakha during the freezing months of the year … Read more