Nabji Lhakhang Drup

Nabji Lhakhang,Nabji,Trongsa

START DATE: January 10, 2020

END DATE: January 12, 2020

LOCATION: Nabji Lhakhang,Nabji,Trongsa


Nabji Lhakhang Drup is a festival performed in Nabji village of Trongsa. Nabji is accessed by trekking from Reotala, which is on the road between Trongsa and Zhemgang. The festival is held in honor of Guru Padmasambhava considered the second Buddha who reinforced Buddhism in Bhutan. Among other the Ter cham (Naked Dance) dances of Pema Lingpa are performed during the festival by naked dancers wearing facial masks.

Locals believe that the Tercham can bless the infertile women with children, and also performed in the night around the bonfire. The trip also allow visitors a complete Bhutan experience as it combines this spectacular festival with the piloted community-based tourism trek and other cultural hotspots of Bhutan.