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... temples to help the local group reach their goal of 1000 prayers.... It actually looked like a school room with children trying hard not to nod off! The second room (by the imprinted rock) housed older monks also trying to work on the 1000 prayer goal.The walk took us across a swinging foot bridge and on to yet another temple, Tamshing Lhakhang, founded in 1501. The wall paintings are being restored by volunteers from overseas. Watching them do ...
... take you and what obstacles you will need to avoid!
We had expected to be taken to the airport hotel but found ourselves at the airport instead so gathered we would be here until the rest of the group arrived… in two hours! Not ideal, as we’d hoped to have got settled in at the hotel with a beer and continue chilling rather than hanging around the dusty airport car park, especially as we’d had to pass it on the way! Ugyen (our guide) greeted us with a ...
... 8217;s a cave where Guru Padmasambhava is said to have meditated for three years, three months, three weeks, three days and three hours in the 8th century. Locals here said that “when come to Bhutan, the visit to the Tiger’s nest is a must”. At first I thought it’s a temple where we can visit by any modern kind of transportation. I end up knowing that this particular visit to the temple is not an ordinary one. Turns out in order to reach ...
... for possible invasions. The restoration was carried out by an Austrian team. The state of the art displays focus on Buddhist art and the history of the monarchy. The tour started with an audio visual presentation which was very informative. There are several floors displaying statuary and royal memorabilia.
Then it was a fairly long drive (3.5 hours) over 2 passes to Bumthang and the town of Jakar, then a further 7 km to our ...
... is a small cave where the there is a body imprint in the stone of where the Guru rested. Finally, we made our way to temple designed by Terton Pema Lingpa back in the 15th century. Terton Pema Linga was a first rate treasure hunter, that is, he found a lot of the teachings (the treasures) hidden by the Guru centuries before.
One of the unexpected pleasures of traveling with Roger and Nancy are the spontaneous Qi Gong sessions that can occur ...
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