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  • Bhutan International Marathon: 2nd March 2019

    Bhutan International Marathon: 2nd March 2019

    All day
    02/03/2019
    Drentoen Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
    Drentoen Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan

    On your 26.2 miles (42 kms) or 13.1 miles (21 kms) journey through stunning rural countryside and villages, before finishing at the historic Punakha Dzong, you’ll discover the geographical and cultural wonders of a country naturally designed to be a tantalizing destination for adventure and spiritual seekers.
    100% of the profits made through this event will support Bhutan’s Youth and Olympic Sports programs. Come for the event, and stay for the travel experience of a lifetime.

    Details: http://bhutaninternationalmarathon.com

    Location: Thimphu

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  • Bhutan: Punakha Tshechu Festival

    Bhutan: Punakha Tshechu Festival

    All day
    05/03/2019-07/03/2019
    Punakha Dzong, Bhutan
    Punakha Dzong, Bhutan

    The Tshechu is a religious event celebrated on tenth day of a month of the lunar calendar corresponding to the birthday of Guru Rimpoche (Guru Padmasambhava). However the exact month of the Tshechu varies from place to place and temple to temple.
    Tshechus are grand events where entire communities come together to witness religious mask dances, receive blessings and socialize. . In addition to the mask dances tshechus also include colorful Bhutanese dances and other forms of entertainment.
    It is believed that everyone must attend a Tshechu and witness the mask dances at least once to in order to receive blessings and wash away their sins. Every mask dance performed during a Tshechu has a special meaning or a story behind it and many are based on stories and incidents from as long ago as the 8th century, during the life of Guru Padmasambhava. In monasteries the mask dances are performed by monks and in remote villages they are performed jointly by monks and village men.

    Location: Punakha Dzong, PUNAKHA

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  • Bhutan: Paro Tshechu Festival

    Bhutan: Paro Tshechu Festival

    All day
    17/03/2019-21/03/2019
    Nyamai Zam Footbridge, Paro, Bhutan
    Nyamai Zam Footbridge, Paro, Bhutan

    The Tshechu is a religious event celebrated on tenth day of a month of the lunar calendar corresponding to the birthday of Guru Rimpoche (Guru Padmasambhava). However the exact month of the Tshechu varies from place to place and temple to temple.
    Tshechus are grand events where entire communities come together to witness religious mask dances, receive blessings and socialize. . In addition to the mask dances tshechus also include colorful Bhutanese dances and other forms of entertainment.
    It is believed that everyone must attend a Tshechu and witness the mask dances at least once to in order to receive blessings and wash away their sins. Every mask dance performed during a Tshechu has a special meaning or a story behind it and many are based on stories and incidents from as long ago as the 8th century, during the life of Guru Padmasambhava. In monasteries the mask dances are performed by monks and in remote villages they are performed jointly by monks and village men.

    Location: Rinpung Dzong, PARO

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