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Talo Tshechu

Mongar Tsechu Image
Talo temple | Talo Goenpa

Talo Tshechu

  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Place: Talo, Punakha

Talo Tshechu is held in the ground near Talo Dzong or Monastery. The village of Talo, high on the hills above Punakha is located at an altitude of 2800 m. The village is scattered along the hill slopes, Talo sangnacholing is built on a plateau that has a majestic view of surrounding villages.

Talo Tshechu Insight into Festival Duration, Dates, & Features

Features

This popular event is celebrated over a course of three days at the Talo Monastery. The festival dates are mentioned below.

Talo Tshechu Dates for 2023
  • Starting Date: 29th March 2023
  • Ending Date: 31st March 2023
Insights

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Festival Packages

Duration: 9 Days

Duration: 9 Days

Duration: 9 Days

Duration: 9 Days

Talo Goenpa Festival

Talo Goemba, PUNAKHA

Talo Festival is held in the ground near Talo Dzong or Monastery. The village of Talo, high on the hills above Punakha is located at an altitude of 2800 m. The village is scattered along the hill slopes, Talo sangnacholing is built on a plateau that has a majestic view of surrounding villages.

The three-day Talo Tshechu is well known for its mask dances and Atsara dances. An equally popular attraction, which has a deep religious and historical significance, is the Zhungdra (classical dance) by the Talo dance troupe. Three songs of Mani Sum, which comprise the Zhungdra set, are performed as the closing item on each day of the three days of the Tshechu. The three Songs, Samyi Sala (performed on the first day), Drukpa Dungsey (the second day), and Thowachi Gangi Tselay on the final day, are the pride of the Talo community.

To attend the popular festival of Talo Tshechu in Bhutan, you will have to make your way toward the Talo Goenpa. Seated high on a mountain ridge, the monastery overlooks the valley of Punakha. It is counted among the top tourist attractions in the country both for its cultural significance and the spectacular view it provides of the surroundings.

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