Kyichu Lhakhang

Kyichu Lhakhang

one of Bhutan's oldest Buddhist temples built by a Tibetan King

Location: 

Kyichu Lhakhang, Paro, Bhutan

Duration: 

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Kyichu Lhakhang: one of the oldest temples in Bhutaninfo-icon (7th century)
  2. Local women: playing with a smartphone and begging for money
  3. Songtsen Gampo: built by the 33rd Tibetan King who spread Buddhism
  4. Tibetan Empire: was much larger from 6th to 9th century than Tibetinfo-icon today
  5. Journey: visiting the last of many Buddhist temples in Bhutan...

Image sources

  1. Decorations
  2. Prayer rolls
  3. Kyichu Lhakhang
  4. Local women
  5. Stonewall

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