Visit to Simtokha Dzong

Time is a scarce resource for everyone. We are each given 24 hours every day and it is up to us to make what we want out of it. Much of my hours and days are spent at work. To ensure that life does not pass me by – without my having something to show […]

History about the Nalanda monastery in Punakha

In 1757 the 9th Je Khenpo Shakya Rinchen, considered to be a reincarnation of Rechungpa (one of the two extraordinary disciples of Milarepa in Kagye Buddhist lineage), founded the Nalanda Monastery in Punkaha. At the time when this monastery was built, the ancient Nalanda University in India was a very holy and sacred place. Bhutanese […]

Gross National Happiness

Vision of Gross National Happiness by His Majesty the King of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck Compiled by Jigme T. Tsering