Bhutan Photo Gallery


The Clear Mind of Buddha
The Clear Mind of Buddha
Incense is lit to announce the arrival of Jetsun Pema to her wedding
Incense is lit to announce the arrival of Jetsun Pema to her wedding
The Royal Wedding procession begins on the bridge crossing the Mochu River at Punakha Dzong, Bhutan.
The Royal Wedding procession begins on the bridge crossing the Mochu River at Punakha Dzong, Bhutan.
The Queen's entourage arrives for the Royal Wedding
The Queen’s entourage arrives for the Royal Wedding
Bhutanese monks waiting for the arrival of Jetsun Pema to her wedding
Bhutanese monks waiting for the arrival of Jetsun Pema to her wedding
The Royal Red Carpet at Punakha Dzong
The Royal Red Carpet at Punakha Dzong
Pretty little Bhutanese girl
Pretty little Bhutanese girl
Day 2 of the Royal Wedding.  School children waiting on the roadside to greet the King and new Queen
Day 2 of the Royal Wedding. School children waiting on the roadside to greet the King and new Queen
The farmer's market is separated into locally grown and imported produce.
The farmer’s market is separated into locally grown and imported produce.
Royal Wedding Posters could be found all over Bhutan in October 2011
Royal Wedding Posters could be found all over Bhutan in October 2011
Buddha Statue with offerings
Buddha Statue with offerings
Natural life in Bhutan
Natural life in Bhutan

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One of 108 stupas at Dochula Pass
One of 108 stupas at Dochula Pass
It is said to be good luck to see a languor monkey during your travels
It is said to be good luck to see a languor monkey during your travels
Punakha Dzong
Punakha Dzong

Royal Wedding Sign

Bridge over the Mocchu River
Bridge over the Mocchu River

Punakha

Decorated for the Royal Wedding
Decorated for the Royal Wedding
Portable Royal Thrones
Portable Royal Thrones

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Entrance to the secret chambers of the Shabdrung
Entrance to the secret chambers of the Shabdrung

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Prayer Wheel
Prayer Wheel
Bridge over River Mocchu at Punakha Dzong
Bridge over River Mocchu at Punakha Dzong

Punakha Dzong

Bhutanese Farmhouse
Bhutanese Farmhouse

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Drying Chiles
Drying Chiles

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Countryside near Ugyen Choling
Countryside near Ugyen Choling

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Ugyen Choling
Ugyen Choling

Tiger painting

snow lion
snow lion
garuda with snake
garuda with snake
dragon
dragon

flowers flowers ugyen choling

red rice
red rice
painting ugyen choling
painting ugyen choling

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painting ugyen choling
painting ugyen choling

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Rice ready for harvest
Rice ready for harvest
happy
happy
happy
happy
children playing intently
children playing intently
near chimi lakhang
near chimi lakhang
Monks studying english at Chimi Lakhang
Monks studying english at Chimi Lakhang
Drukpa Kunley, the Divine Madman's house
Drukpa Kunley, the Divine Madman’s house
Rice paddies near Chimi Lakhang
Rice paddies near Chimi Lakhang
Rice paddies near Chimi Lakhang
Rice paddies near Chimi Lakhang
Rice nearly ready to harvest
Rice nearly ready to harvest
Rice harvest time
Rice harvest time
bananas and rice
bananas and rice
rice paddies
rice paddies
Bhutanese hotel
Bhutanese hotel
Bhutanese Restaurant
Bhutanese Restaurant
Rice harvest
Rice harvest
rice harvest
rice harvest
rice field
rice field
rice paddy with water running through it
rice paddy with water running through it

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Looking down upon the Paro Airport
Looking down upon the Paro Airport
snow on the mountains
snow on the mountains
Beautiful Paro Valley
Beautiful Paro Valley
Incense Burner
Incense Burner
Paro Valley Snow on the mountains
Paro Valley Snow on the mountains
Stupa
Stupa

flower painting

Rice Field Bumthang
Rice Field Bumthang
rice field
rice field

cow

Hotel Restaurant in Bumthang
Hotel Restaurant in Bumthang

painting

Bhutanese Rose
Bhutanese Rose
Bhutanese pink rose
Bhutanese pink rose
Dancers at a religious festival
Dancers at a religious festival
Dancers and a clown
Dancers and a clown
They even make fun of themselves with clowns during a religious festival
They even make fun of themselves with clowns during a religious festival
dancers
dancers
dancer and a clown
dancer and a clown
Dancers
Dancers
Black hat Dancers
Black hat Dancers

Bhutan festival

black hat dancer
black hat dancer
black hat dancer
black hat dancer

Bhutan Festival

clowns
clowns
black hat dancer
black hat dancer
Black Hat Dancer
Black Hat Dancer
mudra
mudra
mudra
mudra
mudra
mudra
black hat dance
black hat dance
black hat dance
black hat dance
black hat dance
black hat dance
black hat dancer
black hat dancer
black hat dancer
black hat dancer
clown
clown
outdoor altar
outdoor altar
raising the large silken thangka of Guru Rinpoche
raising the large silken thangka of Guru Rinpoche
Guru Rinpoche Thangka
Guru Rinpoche Thangka
Guru Rinpoche
Guru Rinpoche
Shgabdrun
Shgabdrun
Yeshe Tsoygal
Yeshe Tsoygal
Ugyen
Ugyen
Bhutanese boys
Bhutanese boys
Bhutanese Boy
Bhutanese Boy
Head of the Kurjey Monastery, Bhutan
Head of the Kurjey Monastery, Bhutan
dancer
dancer
Monk passing out betel leaves to the guests
Monk passing out betel leaves to the guests

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brothers
brothers
happy
happy
a face in the crowd
a face in the crowd
Sangay laughing waiting for a blessing
Sangay laughing waiting for a blessing
Sangay happily waiting for a blessing in the crowd
Sangay happily waiting for a blessing in the crowd
blessed
blessed
monk
monk
monk
monk
Mom and baby
Mom and baby
little Bhutanese boy
little Bhutanese boy
Little Bhutanese girl
Little Bhutanese girl
Bhutanese boys
Bhutanese boys
dancer
dancer
dancer
dancer
dancer
dancer
dancer
dancer

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Monks in street clothes
Monks in street clothes

Bhutan

Temple Cleaning lady
Temple Cleaning lady
Newborn horse
Newborn horse
happy nun
happy nun
nuns
nuns
prayer flags in the mist
prayer flags in the mist
newborn calf
newborn calf
Buddha's eyes
Buddha’s eyes
From Travelers and Magicians
From Travelers and Magicians
roadside cow
roadside cow

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Entrance to Chagri Meditation Center
Entrance to Chagri Meditation Center

Bhutan

a mountain goddess
a mountain goddess
altar
altar
this metal ball stays cold on even the hottest of days
this metal ball stays cold on even the hottest of days
painting of Ruru Rinpoche on a rock
painting of Ruru Rinpoche on a rock
reincarnated cat??
reincarnated cat??
prayer wheels
prayer wheels
Rainbow
Rainbow

Bhutan Bhutan

Does her shirt say Ashburn?
Does her shirt say Ashburn?
Prayer Flags
Prayer Flags
holy man
holy man
walkway to Tigers Nest
walkway to Tigers Nest
Tiger's Nest
Tiger’s Nest
Tiger's Nest
Tiger’s Nest
Building covering a holy cave
Building covering a holy cave
plowing the fields the old fashioned way
plowing the fields the old fashioned way
Paro Valley with snow on the mountains
Paro Valley with snow on the mountains
Guru Rinpoche
Guru Rinpoche
Guru Rinpoche
Guru Rinpoche
Tiger's Nest
Tiger’s Nest
walkway to Tigers Nest
walkway to Tigers Nest
holy man
holy man
Prayer Flags
Prayer Flags
Does her shirt say Ashburn?
Does her shirt say Ashburn?

4 thoughts on “Bhutan Photo Gallery

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    I enjoyed my visit to Bhutan this morning.  Brought back nice memories.  Nice pictures.  Happy Easter.  Love, Richard

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