Bhutan Karma Trails

About Bhutan

Bhutan, popularly known as the Last Dragon Kingdom is the only of its kind. A Country which gave birth to the philosophy of Gross National Happiness (GNH). The Country that has also been blessed by many great enlighten being as early as the 7th century, When one of the greatest Indian saint Guru Padmasambhava visited the Dragon kingdom following an invitation of a local king who’ve remained ill health after his soul being taken away by the evil rival king and the only antidote that can cure the king at the time was the Indian saint.

National Symbols

National Game of Bhutan – Archery is the national sport of the Kingdom. Archery was declared the national sport in 1971, when Bhutan became a member of the United Nations. 

Facts about Bhutan

  1. One of 43 landlocked countries in the world, Bhutan is about half the size of the state of Indiana
  2. Bhutan translates to “Edge of the Earth.
  3. Bhutan is the first country in the world with specific constitutional obligations on its people to protect the environment. 

Gross National Happiness

The seed of the “Gross National Happiness” had been planted long back since the time of His Majesty the third Druk Gyalpo Jigme Dorji Wangchuck while expressing his view on the goals of development as making “the people prosperous and happy.” 

Top Attractions in Bhutan

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