In Bhutan there are many interesting stories and legend stating centuries, but from all here is one of the most interesting stories behind phalls of Bhutan. It might get very weird in the western world if you see a painting of phalls ( penis) on the wall, but in Bhutan there are many. Bhutanese people believed that it is an symbol of protection, symbol for the flow of the family line. They believe with a painting, it will protect from the bad energy or bad luck that’s come from peoples back bites. The story has start way back in 1455 with the birth of Tibetan great saint Lama Drukpa Kurnley popularly recognise in Morden world as the Devine mad man. It said that he had visited many parts of Himalayan countries and subdue many demons using his phalls ( penis) From many of the places, one of the most popular sits in Punakha Lobesa locates western part of Bhutan call Chimi Lhakhang or the Temple of fertility. It is believed that visiting the monastery and getting the blessing can have a child to those couple who have difficulties having it. Where located at the Lobesa village near the site people are deeply believe and celebrating the tradition for many generations.
The Jowo Temple of Kyichu is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan, originally built in the 7th century by the Tibetan Emperor Songtsän Gampo. It is considered to be one of the 108 border taming temples he built.In the 8th century the temple was visited by Guru padmasambhava and it is believed he concealed many spiritual treasures here.Not just Guru Rinpochea but many master’s and Rinpochea’s. From 1836 to 1838 the temple was restored and re-consecrated by the 25th Je Khenpo Sherab Gyaltshen.In 1971, Kesang Choden Wangchuck, the queen of the third king Jigme Dorji Wangchuck built a Guru Temple next to the old Jowo Temple which was consecrated by Dilgo Khyentse. Ever since then the annual rites of great accomplishment for the deities Vajrasattva, Palchen Heruka, and Vajrakilaya have been held in this temple for the well being of the country under the patronage of Queen Kesang Choden Wangchuck.There is a belief that the two orange trees in the courtyard of Kyichu Lhakhang bear fruit throughout the year.
Taktshang, or the Tiger’s Nest, Its history is Associated with The visit Off great Indian Saint Guru Padmasambhava in eighth Century A.D. That cave was name Tigers nest or Taktshang after Guru Rinpochea flew into the cave from singye Dzong located in Eastern Bhutan riding on a tigress. landing within the cave, he took the wrathful form of guru Dorji Drolo ( One of the eight manifestations of Guru Rinpochea) to subdue the Demons.
GURU DORJI DROLO
The Monastery is one of the thirteen main Taktshang predicted to have been built in the buddhist world , the cliff on which Taktshang stands today is also resemble the ritual dagger, PHURBA(Vajrakila)
PARO RINGPUNG DZONG
Paro Dzong or Ringpung Dzong meaning ” Fortress on a Heap of Jewels, Hold its history Starting from late 8th century in times of Guru Rinpochea and in 1644 it was Constructed on its remaining ruins Foundation in the Order of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal
The Dzong Holds an Very Unique art work in Bhutanese History and remarkable hand work of bhutanese Ancestor. Fortress House to an remarkable Statue of 11 head Avalokitesvara and the Buddhist School for 200 Monks.
Beyond the fortress locates the TA DZONG which is mainly Acts as the as watch Tower for the invader from Tibet in olden days. Today It is a Museum and it house to many valuable treasure and relics. Ta Dzong is also an remarkable art work since it was built in the shape of conch shell.