Religion & Culture


Bhutan is the last Mahayana Buddhist country. By large, Bhutanese are highly influenced by religion and are doting religious people.
Dotted by hundreds of sacred monasteries, stupas, religious institution, prayer flags and prayer wheels- the spirituality of the Bhutanese folks can be witnessed in abundance.
Religious ceremonies and rituals are still part of the modern Bhutan with its occurrence everyday in the lives of all the Bhutanese people. An altar room in the homes of the Bhutanese people is a truth. Festivals are celebrated every year in multiple seasons and all of them are sacred thronged by people from far and away. The horoscope of Bhutanese life is drawn from the scriptures.


Culture and Tradition

Still following the centuries old culture and tradition, Bhutan is only thriving at its culture and tradition.
Most of the parts and parcels of culture and tradition were reformed after the country was reunified by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel. Bhutanese men wear Gho and Bhutanese women wear Kira. Adorned over it are various scarves kabneys and rachus worn accordingly to rank.
The national language of Bhutan is Dzongkha. It was a language first spoken in the dzongs- the religious fortress as well as the bastion of power.