Bhutan is the last
Mahayana Buddhist Kingdom, and the
teachings of this school of Buddhism are
a living faith among its people.
Spirituality exists even in the urban
centers where the spinning of prayer
wheels, the murmur of mantras and the
glow of butter lamps in the houses are
Bhutan often revered as
the "land of the Peaceful Dragon"
regarded as one of the last Shangri-La
in the Himalayan region because of it's
remoteness, it's spectacular mountain
terrain, varied flora and fauna and it's
unique ancient Buddhist monasteries...
Drive by the two river
valleys to the capital city of Thimphu .
After lunch visit the hospital for
traditional medicine, memorial chorten
and the national library. After lunch
visit the handicrafts centre & the
school of Thangka painting. ...