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Jambay Lhakhang Drup 2018

Event Name : Jambay Lhakhang Drup 2018
Venue : Bumthang
Start Date : Wednesday, 24-Oct-2018
End Date : Sunday, 28-Oct-2018

Jambay Lhakhang Drup 2018

Jambay Lhakhang Drup happens to be one of the most popular festivals in the hill nation of Bhutan. It has a significant place in Bhutanese culture and psyche as it is celebrated with a duel purpose and agenda. First, it is a tribute to the honour of Guru Rimpoche, a saint who introduced Tantric form of Buddhism in Bhutan. Secondly, this festival commemorates the establishment of Jambay Lhakhang temple in 7 th century.

During this festival, iety of traditional and mask dances are performed and each dance bear significant meaning. However, the highlight of Jambay Lhakhang Drup remains the fire ceremony named 'Mewang' and the religious dance known as 'Tercham'. Apart from these, the other activities include- a famous drum beat dance, a clown dance called Dola Pangtoy Shazam, Raksha Mangcham a dance symbolizing life after death and many more. With the proceedings of the events, this festival captures the attention of the onlookers and crate a magnificent spectacle.

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