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Thangbi Mewang

Fire
Fire ceremony

Bumthang Thangbi Mewang

  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Place: Thangbi, Bumthang

The Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan is a land of high mountains and deep valleys where compassion and wisdom are the benchmark against which all things are measured, and where the King rules by ‘Gross National Happiness’.

Thangbi Mewang Insight into Festival Duration, Dates, & Features

Features

The 4 days event honors the cultural legacy of the historic Thangbi Lhakhang and displays its rich past.

Thangbi Mewang Dates for 2023
  • Starting Date: 6th March 2023
  • Ending Date: 10th March 2023
Insights

The event honors the cultural legacy of the historic Thangbi Lhakhang and displays its rich past.

The fire ritual is the festival’s major attraction. The Mewang ritual is held in the open air.

Highlights

Festival Packages

Duration: 9 Days

Duration: 9 Days

Duration: 9 Days

Duration: 9 Days

Thangbi Mewang

Thangbi Lhakhang, Bumthang

Thangbi Mani is a four-day event that showcases the rich tradition and cultural legacy of this old monastery.

It is conducted every year from the 14th to the 17th of the eighth month of the Bhutanese calendar.

Since its origin, the yearly event has been organized by residents of the three villages of Thangbi, Goling, and Kharsath.

The long-standing tradition is progressively losing away.

The fire or mewang ritual is the festival’s major attraction. The Mewang ritual is held in the open air.

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