Rays of sunlight strike the Paro valley~ a picture of hope for the days ahead, as we continue to work together to stay safe and happy during the ongoing pandemic.[Read more…] about Bhutanese Desktop Calendar (March 2021)
Our February calendar features this wonderful illustration by Ugyen Dorji- echoing our feelings of gratitude and love for our beloved King and Queen.[Read more…] about Bhutanese Desktop Calendar (February 2021)
We look forward to the New Year as one single family under the benevolent protection of our Druk Gyalpo. We are resilient in our endeavours today, deriving strength and courage from our beloved King and Queen, and filled with optimism for the future.
Happy New Year!
Among the most important events that we celebrate together as Bhutanese is National Day- 17th December, marking the momentous occasion in the year 1907, when Gongsar Ugyen Wangchuck was unanimously crowned King of Bhutan. From that day on, Bhutan entered a new era of unprecedented peace and prosperity, guided by the incomparable leadership of our successive Kings.[Read more…] about Bhutanese Desktop Calendar (December 2020)
When most of us stayed at home during the lockdown in August, health workers were among the frontline workers working tirelessly everyday, carrying out thousands of tests, caring for patients and ensuring health services were accessible to the people even during lockdown.[Read more…] about Bhutanese Desktop Calendar (September 2020)
It has been 5 months since the first COVID-19 case was detected in Bhutan- the pandemic continues to disrupt lives and economies globally. Different countries areaddressing the challenge in their own ways, with varying degrees of success.[Read more…] about Bhutanese Desktop Calendar (August 2020)
June came to an end with the auspicious Trelda Tsechu- the tenth day of the Monkey month of the Bhutanese calendar, which is the Birth Anniversary of Guru Rinpoche. On this special day, His Royal Highness the Second Gyalsey has been named Ugyen Wangchuck. 🙏[Read more…] about Bhutanese Desktop Calendar (July 2020)
June is a very special month, especially this year, as Her Majesty turns 30 on the 4th of the month. In commemoration of this exceptional milestone, we are honoured to share, for the very first time, a Kupar of our beloved King, Queen and Gyalsey with His Royal Highness the newly born Prince. His Royal Highness’ name will be announced in the coming days. 🌸[Read more…] about Bhutanese Desktop Calendar (June2020)
This month’s calendar features the Daga Tashi Yangtse Dzong in Dagana. Built on the instructions of the Zhabdrung in the 1650’s, the Dzong in Dagana is an important historic structure that contributed to consolidate the unity of Bhutan. His Majesty recently visited the Dzong and offered prayers during a tour of the central-southern dzongkhags to oversee COVID-19 preparations.[Read more…] about Bhutanese Desktop Calendar (May 2020)
Our calendar for April features Sangay Menlha, the Medicine Buddha. Sangay Menlha is invoked in the Buddhist tradition to assist in the healing of illnesses of both the body and mind. Depicted in blue, the Medicine Buddha holds a bowl containing the elixir of life in the left hand and a medicinal herb in the right.[Read more…] about Bhutanese Desktop Calendar (April 2020)