About Jakar Dzong
Jakar Dzong or Jakar Yugyal Dzong is the dzong of the Bumthang District in focal Bhutan. It is situated on an edge above Jakar town in the Chamkhar valley of Bumthang. It is based on the site of a prior sanctuary built up by the Ralung hierarch Yongzin Ngagi Wangchuk 1517– 1554 when he came to Bhutan. Jakar Dzong might be the biggest dzong in Bhutan.
The name Jakar is gotten from the word bjakhab, signifying "white feathered creature", in reference to Jakar's establishment myth, as per which a perching white winged animal flagged the best possible and favorable area to establish a religious community around 1549.