Puna Dewa Chenpoi Phodrang

Punakha Dzong, a massive structure at the junction of two rivers built in1637 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyel is 600 feet long and 240 feet wide, with a sprawling 6 –storey rectangular tower. It is the most beautiful and well-known fortress connected with Bhutan’s historical traditions. The valley and Dzong of …..

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Marriage in Bhutan

A Bhutanese wedding is much more than a simple exchange of vows and rings. It includes a number of religious rites performed by Buddhist monks and lamas. This represents the importance of the bond between a husband and wife (or partners). The wedding ceremony is a blessing for a lifetime …..

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Gross National Happiness

"Gross National Happiness is far more important than Gross Domestic Product” – His Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuk, the Fourth Druk Gyalpo Over the years, Bhutan has cultivated a unique approach to development with its national philosophy anchored on the principle of Gross National Happiness (GNH), which was promulgated as the …..

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Bhutan

“Bhutan is determined to be guided by the values and priorities that have helped it to remain a unique country in a rapidly changing world” “Gross national happiness is a profound message to the world today, a world where people are said to have lost their souls in the chase …..

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