Japanese wins 5th Bhutan International Marathon

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Friday, March, 9th,2018 in News. No Comments

About 369 participants completed the fifth Bhutan International Marathon that was held in Punakha on March 3. In the full marathon (42kms) for male, a 22-year-old Japanese, Yoshiyuki Hara, secured the first position by completing the race in 2hours 27mins and 18 seconds. He also secured the first position for male’s half marathon last year. […]

Story of Four Friends

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Friday, February, 10th,2017 in News. No Comments

Once upon a time an elephant came upon a giant tree in the forest by the river bank. He rested under its shade for a rest. Soon a monkey came to rest there also. The elephant said, “This is my tree. I found it first.” The monkey replied, “Do you see any fruit on this […]

Thangtong Gyalpo – the Great Bridge Builder of the Himalayas

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Tuesday, February, 7th,2017 in News. No Comments

Although many accomplished Buddhist yogis have lived and meditated in Bhutan over the centuries, none, perhaps, have left such a visual and practical legacy as Thangtong Gyalpo. Known as Chakzampa (the Bridge Builder), he was born in the latter part of the 14th century in Upper Tsang, Tibet. Thangtong Gyalpo was a colourful and hugely […]