About Jambay Lhakhang

The Jampa or Temple of is located in Bumthang (Jakar) in , and is said to be one of the 108 temples built by in 659 CE on a single day, to pin down an ogress to forever.

Bhutanese Buddhist monk looking out the window of a monastery

Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in Bhutan

and convents are common in Bhutan. Both monks and nuns keep their heads shaved and wear distinguishing maroon robes. Their days are spent in study and meditation but also in the performance of rituals honoring various bodhisattvas, praying for the dead, and seeking the intercession of bodhisattvas on behalf of the ill. Some of their prayers involved chants and singing accompanied by conch shell trumpets, trumpets made from human thighbones, metal horns up to three meters .
Saga Dawa Festival

Tibetan Calendar and Festivals

There are different which are celebrated in . Tibet is rich in and tradition. All people enjoy festivals together to maintain harmony and among one another. in South Asia The calendar is a set of lunisolar calendars primarily used in mainland Southeast Asian countries of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Thailand as well as in Sri Lanka for and official occasions. While the calendars share a common lineage, they also .