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On our deathbeds, none of us wishes we had more money in the bank or a bigger car sitting in the driveway. Instead, as we take our last few breaths, we wish that we had lived a life that was courageous, authentic and remarkably loving. #Tigernest #dragonlens #Paro #Bhutan
"Back To The Street" its not just about battle, competition or giving a best show. Anyone can join for the cypher.. and also for the open dance workshops which i feel its important.. We all need to share informations or knowledge about what we are doing... there are alot who dont trust in youths who actually dance... may be i would say .. we have got some oppertunity to show... the energy.. the power and our unity of dance/art... We all need to be connected.. cos we share the same space and the dream... For our small community. @gokab_bhutan_official #streetforpeople #vibrantsociety #vibrantthimphu #thimphuthromde #streetart #streetdance #bhutan
World Learning’s Leaders Advancing Democracy - #LEADMongolia program is pleased to announce that applications are now open in #Myanmar , #Bhutan and #Kyrgyzstan for the #LEADAlliance 2019 exchange program! LEAD is looking for up-and-coming changemakers ages 25 to 40 who are passionate about community development, good governance and the environment. We’re also seeking young leaders who share our values of diversity, inclusion and the power of collaboration? Selected participants will take part in the 2019 LEAD Alliance Summit hosted in Ulaanbaatar, and have the opportunity to implement projects in their home countries. Visit our Facebook page to learn more! . #USAIDMongolia #Changemakers #Mongolia #Inclusion
#Paro airport #Bhutan with Rimpong Dzong in the background #Bhutan
All I could hear at this moment was the flutter of prayer flags. There’s something so comforting about them. We don’t know who has put them up, when, and why. Contrary to common belief, the flags do not carry prayers to gods; we were told that the prayers and mantras in these flags will be blown by the wind to spread the good will and compassion into our space. I have prayer flags up at my home too, and whenever I see them, I feel like I’m back in the mountains and back in Bhutan. . . #bhutan #prayerflags #heartchakramoments #buddhist #mountains #nature #breathe #pureoxygen #nature #tea #chai #highonchai #ilovebhutan 📸@the_axe_files
And in the part of the world this is how a 3,700 mt (~12,100 ft) forest looks like.
Prayer Flags, Bhutan. Inscribed with auspicious symbols, prayers and mantras, it is said that when blown by breeze, the prayers are carried like silent prayers. Anyone or anything touched by the wind will be blessed. #wanderlust #neverstopexploring #travelgram #naturelover #bhutan #thimpu #bhutandiaries #traveldiaries #travelphotography #buddha #buddhastatue #buddhalove #prayerflags
Set Free, by Emma Slade. A fantastic read, a journey from banking to Buddhism in Bhutan. Thank you @littlejenniferd for the tip! #foodforthought #strongmind #strongbody #free #freedom #bhuddism #bhutan #emmaslade #setfree #books #reading
𝔹hutan. One of the countries with the best conservation tactics and natural respect, if not the best. It is so difficult to choose a single photo that includes or describes the beauty of this country, so I chose my personal favourite, which is of this unique monastery's in Paro, Bhutan. Here is a little something about the rest of the country. Choosing to remain isolated from the rest of the world for many centuries has allowed 𝔹hutan to maintain one of the most intact ecosystems in the world. In 1998, it was named as one of the top ten bio-diversity hot spots in the world. The 𝔹hutanese population is very conscious of the nature around them and along with the government, work very hard to preserve it. More than 35% of the area of Bhutan is under some form of protection or conservation management. The Royal Government of Bhutan has pledged to maintain at least 60% forest coverage at any time (they currently sit at 65%). Unlike many other nations, the government often votes against sacrificing natural resources in favour of short term economic ventures and gains. #mountainclimbers #hitchhikers_paradise #climbtheworld #hiking #walkthewalk #world #earth #earthshotz #worldpix #earthpix #ig_worldphoto #ig_magnificence #traveleurope #travel #destination #ig_destination #ig_travel #european #destinationearth #green #relic #history #believeinnatur #lovecare4life #natural #naturalwonders #bhutan #naturepreservation #beautifulsoulsmakebeautifulcountries #lovecare4nature
Bhutan had this interesting dichotomy. On the surface it was this quiet, polite and seemingly traditional society but peel back and dive a little deeper (almost literally in some instances) and it has this thriving but almost invisible nightlife culture. . These places are hard to find for an outsider without the help of a local. So on this visit my colleague who was clued into the night scene took us to such places. Places which would be hidden away in the basements or at the back of bland shopping blocks which ordinarily one would not even give a second glance but enter them and you are suddenly inside a throbbing and happening club full of people dancing the night away. . And once the clubs closed past midnight the scene shifted to these empty parking lots where an open boot doubled up as a bar and another car played nice music and you stand around chatting or watching the night quietly wind down behind Thimpu's twinkling lights. . . . #bhutan #nightlife #clubbing #dancing #wanderlust #latelatergram #latergram #travel #memories #instatravel
Dotted throughout Bhutan, the ancient dzongs were originally built to protect the country from Tibetan invaders through the history of the kingdom. Today, the massive inner courtyards and vividly decorated temples host monasteries and administrative offices. Monks can often be seen wandering around and are many times curious about visitors who make it to their dzong. To find out which are the most beautiful dzongs, visit: http://www.eastwestquest.com/most-beautiful-dzongs-bhutan/⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #bhutan #himalaya #asia #mountains #dzong #temple #travel #traveler #instatravel #traveltheworld #aroundtheworld #worldplaces #bestintravel #beautifuldestinations #wonderful_places #roamtheplanet #lonelyplanet #earthofficial #globaltravelgram #theglobewanderer #earthofficial #neverstopexploring #travelstoke #explore #instagood #guardiantravelsnaps #bbctravel #passionpassport #TLPicks #livetravelchannel
Bhutan, Day 1. Thimphu, pop. 100k, elevation 7,000 ft. Capital City. #bhutan #himalayas #bhuddism #thebirds #thimphu #asianadventure #mountains #stupa
So I was not going to upload any pic of my Bhutan ride, but since Kamar tod Mehnat ki, we rode 500kms in a day Nd back home. .. Upload to banta hai dost 😌. Wasn't much pleasant ride.. But as we know the most unpleasant roads leads to a pleasant destination.. That's what has happened, I'm glad I met such gentlemen in Bhutan, cultured t always crave to see and meet.. Atleast it's now added to the list. #bhutan #ride #royalenfield #girlonbullet #crazyride #badroads #missinghim 😳
Yes those are chilis chillin’ on a roof! Read a fascinating article courtesy of @atlasobscura about the Kingdom of Bhutan, a Buddhist landlocked community who is obsessed with chilies. They use #peppers for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. No wonder why #Bhutan is the happiest country in Asia (and 8th in the world)! 🔥🔥🔥 The national dish of Bhutan is called ema datshi: 🌶️ Ema = #Chili 🌶️Datshi = #Cheese #EmaDatshi is a stew made with curd from cow or yak's milk. When they separate butter from the cheese, a watery liquid remains. This is used as soup broth made with a variety of peppers which may include: 🌶️ #Cayenne 🌶️#Poblano 🌶️#Ancho 🌶️#Anaheim What's remarkable about Bhutan's love for chilis is that they are not native to Asia. In the 16th century by Portuguese explorers. 🔥🔥🔥 Swipe through the photos by @atlasobscura. To read more copy and paste the link: https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/decoding-bhutans-love-affair-with-chili-peppers 🔥🔥🔥 Have you ever eaten #Bhutanese cuisine? Let us know in the comments below. Also, be sure to tag us in your pics and use the hashtag #TheChiliLab .
A general store in Phobjikha, Bhutan and the girl who worked there with her mother. Swipe for 2. #phobjikha #bhutan #generalstore #candystorecup #sonya7iii #joegphototrips #roadwarriorproductions
Right off the loom. Vegetable dyed silk place mats. They are yet to be trimmed and cut into individual pieces. Silk dyed with walnut skin, madder,artemisia and onion husk. #naturaldyed #silk #textilesofbhutan #bhutanesetextile #textile #handwoven #natural #organic #placemats #woven #handmade #kelzangtextiles #intricate #design #bhutan
Ta Dzong A historical watch tower built over the Rinpung Dzong to protect Paro valley from Tibetan invaders. It is now the National Museum of Bhutan. #artedigital #ilustracion #illustration #graphicdesign #digitalart #digitalpainting #wacomtablet #photoshop #adobephotoshop #tadzong #paro #bhutanmuseum #bhutan #monument #dzong #history #himalayanarchitecture #bhutanarchitecture
Unless you mingle your mind with the Dharma 🙏🌈 ~  Longchenpa #hhdodrupchenrinpoche #Sikkim #Gangtok #Bhutan #Nepal #Tibet #India
Unser Reiseführer Ugyen mit unseren Kunden aus Deutschland beim Mittagessen am Fusse des Tango Klosters in Thimphu, Bhutan. Sie werden anschliessend auf den Jomolhari Base Camp Trek in Paro, Bhutan gehen. #trekking #trek #treks #bhutan #reisen #reiseblogger #buddhismus #abenteuer #reisenzuzweit #tour #wandern #tourismus #destination_wild #bhutanvisa #umdiewelt #reiseliebe #weltenbummler #wandern #natur #reisefieber #landschaft #urlaub #himalaya #deutschland
A hot cup of coffee is always a good idea too. Grabbed one great cup of coffee at an amazing location in Bhutan, at a stopover at Dochula Pass called The Druk Wangyel Cafe. Amazing view of the Himalayas and a hot cup of coffee on the chilly afternoon at this place is nothing but pure bliss. . . . . . . #travelgoals #vacaymode #vacaytion #cupofcoffee #himalayanview 🗻#bhutantraveller #bhutan #holidays #loveforadventures ❤️#loveforcoffee #drukcafe #dochulapass 🇧🇹#bhutanlove #
There’s nothing more magical than a sunset trek in Bhutan @tourismbhutan 📸 @melissafindley
Night sky over Phobijkha Valley #photoaday #bhutan #astrophotography #phobijikha
The takin is Bhutan’s national animal, and quite a weird looking one at that. It essentially has the body of a cow, with the head of a goat. On the outskirts of Thimphu is a small preserve holding some of these takins, which are hard to spot in the wild. This mini-zoo also has deer and some mountain goats. The takin can be found in the Himalayas, mainly in Bhutan and parts of Tibet. In the early 2000s, the decision was made to release the preserve’s takins back into the wild, but the tamed animals wandered back towards Thimphu, roaming the streets looking for food. Eventually they were brought back to the zoo. I am really glad that I splurged for a new 18-300mm lens for my DSLR camera before this trip, or I would have been unable to photograph these creatures. They were all huddled together well over 100m/300ft away from the visitor path, towards the opposite side of their enclosure.
The beautiful cluster village of Rinchengang, Wangdi, Bhutan. When I see it, i feel the unity and strength. #bhutan #wangdiphodrang #happiness #sceniclandscape #village #euuthog_photography
The National Institute for Zorig Chusum in Thimphu is one of Bhutan’s main vocational schools for the traditional arts. School students who don’t earn grades sufficient to enroll in competitive universities, or with a passion for arts, come here to get an education focusing on one of 13 different art subjects. These include painting, embroidery, woodcarving, sculpture-making and silversmithing. Courses take between two to five years to complete, and most graduates will earn jobs with the government, primarily making art for Bhutan’s numerous religious buildings. Often times, the students have to prepare art pieces on paper, before getting started with their respective projects. The school is open for guests, and you can enter the classrooms and interact with the students, even though they are technically in class! At least as long as the teachers don’t mind you visiting. Quite a cool experience.
The energy of Bhutan is very hard to explain. The word we hear the most around here is Karma - if you do/think/speak good or bad today, it comes back to you later... then imagine a whole country who lives by those principles in every thing they do... it’s the peace of Bhutan 🇧🇹 ♥️🐲🐉 #bhutan #karma #buddhism #visitbhutan
Busy day in Bhutan - started with meeting with Gross National Happiness Center - to a visit to a Buddhist Monastic School and a visit to a private temple and dinner with a local family who work in various industries #bhutan #traveltheworld
#bhutan ride 2018 day 4 #geniusmonksride Some very amateurish #gopro videos from today
These miniature stupas are an ancient prayer for the well-being of a beloved human – living or departed. Some have the ashes of loved ones embedded in them. Most of these stupas are tucked away in holy and sacred niches, clinging to rocky outcroppings near caves or piled high at the foot of prayer wheels. • • • #Tsa -Tsa #mantras #coneshapedclaycasting #blessingsforlovedones #thimphu #bhutan #wanderlust #travel #getaway #instatravel #day3inbhutan #Sep2018 #rayceinthimphu #raycetravels
Laced up the hiking boots, and went with my guide and our driver for the 2-hour roundtrip hike up to the Tango Monastery, north of Thimphu. Like a lot of other monasteries, Tango Goemba, as the locals call it, was built in a remote location, to offer the monks peace and refuge from city life. A temple was first built here in the 12th century, but in the 15th century, Lama Drukpe Kunley, who’s been nicknamed the “Divine Madman”, built the monastery that is here now. Today it houses a university of Buddhist Studies. Unfortunately, the caretaker for the main temple inside the monastery was nowhere to be found, so that part was locked. Oh well, a bit of hiking is always nice. The hillsides are full of prayer flags, and dotted with shrines.
Giant prayer wheel #bhuddist #prayer #bhutan #hapiness #home
雨季おわり。 日差しすごい。空真っ青。 生きているだけで、日焼け。 * * * 昨日から、朝のassemblyがなくなった。 これからFinal examまで、 朝は毎日テストテストテスト。 どこぞの私立かと思う。 * * 金曜日に引き続き、 午後の全ての授業が中止。 * * ひたすら避難訓練... 大事だよね。でもね、朝言っておくれ... 日本人は早め早めに準備をするのじゃ * * #Bhutan #peaceful #sky #sunnyday #school #kids #asia #ブータン #写真
|Iris| . . . *Trust me, I had tortured my cabbie throughout my Bhutan trip, asking him to stop by every nook & corner to capture portraits or “viuuuus”. Bhutan is in & out gold ! Check out full screen version on my stories.
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Friend was talking about Lachung & now I’m sorely missing it !
🐦 Post 1 of 2 🐦 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ We recently had an opportunity to visit two Indian exhibits at the Getty in Los Angeles - 1) Pathways to Paradise - Medeival India and Europe and 2) Rembrandt and the Inspiration of India. (Who knew Rembrandt painted Indian rulers 🤷‍♂️) We highly recommend visiting before June 24th! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ This picture of Garuda (half bird half man in bottom left corner) stuck with us. Garuda is depicted differently in Hinduism and Buddhism. He is a singular being in Hinduism and a race in Buddhism. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Garuda is shown as Vishnu's (in blue twice) vahan (vehicle) in this 🖼 from the 1500s. In Hinduism, this is typically how Garuda is portrayed. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In Bhutan, garudas are depicted as one of the Four Dignities, mythical animals that represent the sacred qualities on the path to enlightenment. Each of the Dignities is associated with a direction and quality: tiger (confidence), snow lion (awareness), dragon (power), garuda (wisdom). Garudas are found on the north side on many Buddhist temples in Bhutan ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #garuda #bhutan #gettymuseum #india #indian #art #painting #vishnu #hinduism #buddhism #mythical #spirituality #myth #instagood #museum #indianart #watercolor #incredibleindia #madeinindia #vintage #ancient #picoftheday #photooftheday #artist #gettymuseum #indianartisans #artwork #artlovers #artoftheday #instaart #artwork #folklore
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