Bhutan Dzongs & Monastery Tour
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The most popular during your Bhutan Dzongs & Monastery Tour includes Paro Taktsang is the popular name of Taktsang Palphug Monastery (also known as Tiger's Nest), a prominent Himalayan Buddhist sacred site and temple complex, located in the cliffside of the upper Paro valley, in Bhutan. A temple complex was first built in 1692, around the Taktsang Senge Samdup cave where Guru Padmasambhava is said to have meditated for three years, three months, three weeks, three days and three hours in the 8th century. Padmasambhava is credited with introducing Buddhism to Bhutan and is the tutelary deity of the country. Today, Paro Taktsang is the best known of the thirteen taktsang or "tiger lair" caves in which he meditated.
The Guru Tshan-brgyad Lhakhang, the temple devoted to Padmasambhava (also known as Guru Tsam Gyad Lhakhang, "the Temple of the Guru with Eight Names") is an elegant structure built around the cave in 1692 by Gyalse Tenzin Rabgye; and has become the cultural icon of Bhutan. A popular festival, known as the Tsechu, held in honor of Padmasambhava, is celebrated in the Paro valley.
Bhutan Monastery Tour is the only way to explore the monastic life and also to Explore Buddhism throughout the country, It is a sense of Bhutanese Art and Architectural exploration. As the Bhutan is full of monasteries, your journey in Bhutan mostly covers visiting monasteries and its cultural sites.
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