Festivals & Events in Bhutan

Dechenphu Tshechu

Event type: 
Buddhist festival, Major event
26 October 2020
15 October 2021
Dechenphu Lhakhang

This tshechu is dedicated to Gay Ngyen Jakpa Melen, a powerful guardian deity of Bhutan. Some of the sacred dances performed during the festival include the Zhananga Cham, Genyen Kunchaam, Shazam Cham, and Nga Cham. Many traditional and classical dances are also performed.

The festival is only day in a year when foreign tourist are allowed in Dechenphu lhakhang.

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