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We visited this monastery and had a walk around, it is largely dedicated to guru rinpoche and they have some very nice statues of him. It's also very important to the Bhutanese, if you're in the area it's a must see
It is a short, pleasant walk from Jampey Lhakhang to this complex, consisting of 3 temples. It is said that Guru Rinpoche meditated here and left an imprint of his body. Our guide told us that "kur" means body, and "jey" means print. We continued...More
Since we had two days at Bumthang, we kept one day for seeing the local tourists attractions. The attractions include Bumthang Dzong (one of the steepest climb to reach the place), all monasteries/temples, Golden temple (a relatively new one), etc. We visited Kurje Lakhang and...More
Kurjey Lhakhang is one of the must visit temples when you are in Bumthang. I was staying at one of the lodges, Rincheling which is less than half hour walk to this temple. Pleasant walk in the morning passing by farms and seeing farmers working...More
Kurjey lhakhang is a site visited & meditated by Guru Rimpoche in the 8th century thereby leaving a body impring on the rock where the main temple stands today. This is also a site where many lamas from around the world visit, pray and prostrate...More
A series of 3 temples dedicated to Guru Rinpoche - one of the most revered Gurus in Bhutan. The folklore about the temples is very interesting. The place is also a scared area for all monks who do higher levels of meditation.
We had the chance to talk to the monk in charge who even invited us to his room got tea. It was an extremely surreal experience. We also managed to see the body print of Guru Rinpoche which he left behind when he meditated at...More