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Jambay Lhakhang Drub

mask dance
mask dance

Jambay Lhakhang Drub

  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Place: Bumthang

The three-day Jambay Lhakhang Drub festival showcases several sacred mask dances. The festival also hosts different types of folk songs and dances.

Jambay Lhakhang Drub Dates, & Features

Jambay Lhakhang Festival Features

The Jambay Lhakhang Drup festival 2022 is a well-attended yearly Buddhist celebration in Bhutan.

Jambay Lhakhang Drub Dates for 2023
  • Starting Date: 8th November 2023
  • Ending Date: 12th November 2023
Jambay Lhakhang Festival Insights

The Jambay Lhakhang Drup festival 2023 is a well-attended yearly Buddhist celebration in Bhutan.

It is hosted in the courtyard of Bumthang 7th century Jambay Lhakhang.

This temple is one of the most well-known and possibly the oldest in the country.

Jambay Lhakhang Festival Highlights

Festival Packages

Duration: 9 Days

Duration: 9 Days

Duration: 9 Days

Duration: 9 Days

Jambay Lhakhang Drub

Jambay Lhakhang, Choekhor, BUMTHANG

The five days festival showcases several sacred mask dances.

The festival also hosts different types of folk songs and dances.

People visit the festival dressed in their finest clothes and the festival is popular among tourists.

It is one of the 108 temples erected in one day by Songtsen Gampo of Tibet.

The bonfires and masked dances commemorate the Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo’s creation of this 7th-century temple.

The Ter Cham, or “fire ritual,” widely known as “the Naked Dance,” is the festival’s highlight.

Locals and tourists alike flock to watch the event.

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