Monpa healer seeks replacement

When you enter Langthel Gewog in Trongsa, any random person you ask knows Ap Tawla. He is a big name in the gewog as a local healer but a fading one as the last indigenous healer from the Monpa community. 

Monpas grapple with modernisation while safeguarding cultural legacy

The Monpa community in Trongsa, once stewards of age-old customs, finds...

Preserving Tradition: Legacy of Bumthang Swiss Cheese

Located in the heart of Batbalathang, Bumthang, is the Bumthang Swiss...

Jo Bay Tsho – Soaking in ancient tales and modern beliefs

The Dzongkhag Administration of Haa has established a fresh trekking path...

Tshewang Tenzin’s journey: Triumphing through challenges

Kanglung—At Sherubtse College in Kanglung, a small room is abuzz with...

Local handicraft sellers in Pelela feel the threat

In one of Pelela’s simple shops, Kinzang Dorji has his most...

Revised tax rates are not burdensome, say senior citizens

In the living room of a duplex in Semtokha, Thimphu, a...

Empowering women and enriching communities in rural Bhutan

The homestay business in Haa has been reshaping the roles of...

Dzondrakha Tsechu: Tradition, custom, and community dynamics in Lungnyi

At 7 am, the residents of Lungnyi in Paro are adorned...

Reviving the tradition of natural pigments

Trashiyangtse —The introduction of natural pigment art as a course for...

Shadho Madho: From obscurity to vibrant agro-tourism hub

1950s—A day like any other, Shadho  Madho springs back to life,...

Dilemma facing potato farmers

Gangtey-Phobjikha valley, Wangdue, March 7: It is a vibrant and bustling...

Isuna Recreational Park: A tranquil oasis along Thimphu-Paro highway

The Isuna Recreational Park, situated along the Thimphu-Paro highway, is becoming...

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