Monthly Archive: April 2020
Handshakes were unknown and unthought of, at least in rural hamlets of Drepung, Mongar. Instead, ‘a respectful bow with open hands’ were a medium to greet.
As espoused in numerous Charters and Constitutions, in theory, all have right to criticize almost everything. However, in actuality, the right to criticize should be accompanied by willingness to engage in refining the subject at hand.
Some of the former Councilors had to resign to re contest for tomorrow’s election upon the circular issued by the Election Commission of Bhutan. On the other hand, National Council believed that they can re contest while staying in Office. Further, the Supreme Court stated that incumbents can contest the election without resigning.
Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö
is revered as one of the pioneers of Rime, a non-sectarian movement in Tibetan Buddhism. Regarded as the nineteenth century renaissance, scholars often call it the ‘finest flower’. Rinpoche was also recognized as the reincarnation of Lhatsun Namkha Jigme.