Shaman ceremony

Jhankri ceremony
Duration: 3 to 8 hours
Place: Thimphu
Cost: 70-100 USD

Local shamans called jhankris are called upon by local people to perform healing rituals. Jhankris are believed to posses powers to subdue evil spirits which are seen as the root of all ailments. The ceremony consist of various offerings, continuous drumming and singing. Quite unforgettable.