Articles in Religious Festivals, Ceremonies & Rituals for Bumthang

Introduction to Religious Festivals, Ceremonies & Rituals in Bumthang

Almost each village in Bumthang has its religious festival and the date varies slightly in the Western calendar as Bhutanese […]

Jachung Michung

Jachung Michung is a very unusual religious dance which is performed only in two places in Bumthang, one of them […]

Nyimalung Tsechu

This festival takes places from the 8th to the 10th day of the 5th Bhutanese month (June or July), which […]

Prakar Durchoe

The Durchoe, religious festival of Prakhar village is sponsored by the noble family and the village of Prakar. It celebrates […]

Thangbi Mani

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Tang Namkha Lhakhang Rabney

This  three-day annual ritual commemorates the founding of Namkha lhakhang (Tang valley, Bumthang) by Lama Namkha Samdrup, hence the name […]

Domkhar Tsechu

It takes place at Domkhar Lhundrup Choling temple in the village of Domkhar. The three- day festival starts on the […]

Ashi Lhamo

Ahsi means “older sister” and Lhamo is “Goddess” This ritual is very unique because it is performed only by women […]

Tangsibi Mani

Description Bumthang district is well-known for its many historical and religious sites that are ancient and sacred. Many different religious […]

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  • About Bumthang

    • Bumthang

      Bumthang is the name given to the area encompassing four valleys: Chhume, Chhoekhor, Tang and Ura. Their altitudes vary from […]