The Festivals of Bhutan


     At various times throughout the year, annual festivals known as 'tsechus' take place around the country, but there are other festivals too. Tsechus are festivals extolling the great deeds of the Buddhist Saint, Padmasambhava, popularly known as Guru Rinpoche.
     For the Bhutanese, attendance at religious festivals offers an opportunity to become immersed in the meaning of their religion and to gain much merit. There are a few things visitors should keep in mind while attending these festivals,

     • Festival Etiquette
     • Festival Locations
     • Village Festivals

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