KURJEY TSHECHU

Spiritual festival in Bumthang where Guru Rinpoche first visited Bhutan which is now spiritual heartland of nation

Kurjey Tsechu is celebrated in the popular Kurjey Lakhang in Bumthang. People of Jakar and Kurjey villages attend the Tshechu to pay obeisance to Guru Rinpoche who brought Buddhism to Bhutan. It is a one-day festival and the chams/dances include the Guru Tshengye and Shinjay cham performed by the monks of Kurjey Lhakhang. It is then closed with unfurling of a giant Buddha/Guru Thangka painting known as thongdrel. The festival is fully supported and funded by the government of Bhutan.

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Start Date: Jun 23, 2018

End Date: Jun 23, 2018

Destination: Bumthang

Venue: Kurjey Lhakhang, Choekhor