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Punakha Drubchen and Tshechu

Mar 2, 2017

Punakha Dzong

The Punakha Drubchen is a unique festival because it hosts a dramatic recreation of the scene from the 17th century battle with Tibetan army. The local militia men, dressed in traditional battle gear and re-enact the ancient battle scene. This re-enactment goes back to the time when in the absence of a standing army, men from the eight Tshogchens or great village blocks of Thimphu came forward and managed to expel the invading forces from the country. Their victory ushered in a period of new-found internal peace and stability.

These two festivals not only play an important role in preserving Bhutan’s rich culture and traditions but also provide devout Buddhists with an opportunity for prayer and pilgrimage. They reflect the richness of the Bhutanese cultural heritage and are very special in the eyes and heartsof both Bhutanese and tourists who visit Bhutan.