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Thimphu observes Lhamoi Dromche

Sep 29, 2014

ThimphuDromchoeThe Annual Lhamoi Dromche was held in the courtyard of Tashichhodzong in Thimphu, today. The Zhung Dratshang describes the Lhamoi  Dromche as one of the sacred rituals and festivals dedicated to Pelden Lhamo, the protecting deity of Bhutan.ThimphuDromchoe-

Lhamoi Dromche was instituted between 1705 and 1709 by Je Kinga Gyeltshen, the first re-incarnation of Jampel Dorji, the son of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. Legend has it, that Pelden Lhamo appeared before Je Kinga Gyeltshen while he was meditating and performed the dance.

The Dromche will be followed by a three-day annual Thimphu Tshechu over the weekend.

1 Comment for “Thimphu observes Lhamoi Dromche”

  1. Dendu

    Thank you BBS for using this term (Dromchoe) correctly. KUENSEL has be using (Drubchen) a completely different term for quite some time now. SO much for Bhutanese journalism.

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