The time for Changla – paddy transplantation, is an important one in the agricultural calendar. Traditionally, households help each other to complete the backbreaking work sooner, and the traditions surrounding the activity, including the songs sung, the manner of work, and the coming together of communities, represent the rich intangible cultural heritage of Bhutan.[Read more…] about Bhutanese Desktop Calendar (July 2019)
We are delighted to share our June Calendar, which features a photograph of His Royal Highness The Gyalsey in Punakha. The enthusiasm with which our monthly calendars are received is always heartening. We know that seeing His Royal Highness grow up so quickly brings you special happiness, so we hope our June calendar brightens up your month.[Read more…] about Bhutanese Desktop Calendar (June 2019)
This month’s calendar is a tribute to His Majesty the Third Druk Gyalpo, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, who was born on May 2nd, 1928.
His Majesty is known as the Architect of Modern Bhutan- after years of isolation while the world went through wars and conflict, Bhutan finally began to open its doors to the outside world, and the foundations for modern Bhutan were laid down.[Read more…] about Bhutanese Desktop Calendar (May 2019)
Looking out of the main entrance of Tashichhodzong:
Tashichhodzong is the administrative centre of Bhutan, with the Golden Throne Room, government offices, and the central monk body housed within its walls.[Read more…] about Bhutanese Desktop Calendar (April 2019)
March calendar features this very special photograph of His Majesty The King, Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen, Her Majesty the Royal Grandmother, and His Royal Highness The Gyalsey, during Losar (5th of February 2019)[Read more…] about Bhutanese Desktop Calendar (March 2019)
In the Kingdom of Bhutan adorned with cypress trees,
The Protector who reigns over the realm of spiritual and secular traditions,
He is the King of Bhutan, the precious sovereign.
May His being remain unchanging, and the Kingdom prosper,
May the teachings of the Enlightened One flourish,
May the sun of peace and happiness shine over all people.