The Dharma Wheel-Statue of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel

Zhabdrung’s “palm will have a khorlo to denote his extensive activities.” In Jamyang Palden Gyamtsho’s (1610-1684) biography, Gyepa Choeki Tinchenpoi Yang, this lungten is cited.

Hema Hema – the Bhutanese narrative

I am glad that Hema Hema – the latest film by...

Jigme Namgyel in Trongsa – a name, a symbol and a vision!

It felt as if Jigme Namgyel finally returned to Trongsa after...

Dragon Kings – The Great Beings on the Golden Throne

1907. December 17. When the people’s representatives signed the historic ‘Gyenja’,...

National Day: the Story of Bhutan

The Trongsa valley, steeped in rich spiritual and political history, has...

Bhutan through the years: One Nation, One Vision

December 9, 2006, the 20th day of the 10th month of...

A strong economic environment in Bhutan requires healthy choices

As Bhutan searches to find its own path to healthy economic...

The Power of the Royal Vision

Bhutan celebrates the tenth year of His Majesty The King’s glorious...

Mountain cultures: celebrating diversity and strengthening identity

For many, mountains evoke powerful emotions with their breathtaking landscapes that...

Life of a Lam Manip- the travelling monk

Not long ago, most people living in Thimphu had to go...

Farming for the future

The future livelihoods of tobacco farmers matter. Seeking out and securing...

Let’s make Bhutan a “Fab Country”

What is “FabLab”?

Many subscribers of Kuensel may remember that in the...

Miracles from doctors

Until recently, doctors in Bhutan were indispensable. This is no longer...

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