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Photo Story: Bhutan – Heaven of eternal peace touching Horizon

The country encompasses a cultural heritage highly similar to that of Tibet due to the spread of Buddhism and the official language Dzongkha also adopted
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Surrounded by the Eastern Himalayas, the mountainous kingdom of Bhutan is a land of picturesque beauty and eternal peace. Bhutan is referred to as the Land of Thunder Dragon due to the high mountain peaks standing like a wall to protect the little nation for thousands of years.

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The country encompasses a cultural heritage highly similar to that of Tibet due to the spread of Buddhism and the official language Dzongkha also adopted the writing script similar to that of the ancient Tibetan language. Buddhism is embraced by most of the people and is the majority religion prevailing in the little mountainous nation.

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u00a0The Tashichho Dzong is a renowned monastery and a great place to visit, that was built in the 12th century and still carries the history of Buddhism and its spread throughout the Bhutan. Although the monastery was thrice devastated by widespread fire and even due to the earthquake, yet it never fails to provide a glimpse and understanding towards the cultural heritage that Bhutan and its people possess. This attaining of moksha has been culturally inherited by the children who feel peaceful in its presence as Lord Buddha is ushering his blessings over this little nation and its people.

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The 54 meter high gigantic bronze statue of Buddha Dordenma stands over the capital city of Thimphu seems to be dedicated to look after the capital city and bring prosperity and peace to the people of Bhutan. The statue is situated within the Thimphu city and is surrounded by the panoramic views which seems like the Buddha sitting in his meditation invites everyone to visit and fill their hearts with peace in his presence.

She is working as a passionate photographer for 20 years. Completing her MA in English she has enriched her knowledge and skills in photography sector. She has enabled to gain accolades as a photographer from CIMA group, BIRLA ACADEMY OF ART AND CULTURE and from RABINDRA BHARATI UNIVERSITY amongst others.

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