front view Zangtho Perli Lakhang Phuentsholing Bhutan

Zangtho Pelri Lhakhang- Heaven of Guru Rinpoche, Phuentsholing

Phuentsholing town, is a thriving commercial Centre, situated directly at the base of Himalayan foothills. It is a place where different ethnic groups mingle. It serves as a link to visit the Indian states of West Bengal, Sikkim and Assam.

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Zangtho Pelri Lhakhang is a small temple representing the heaven of Guru Rinpoche. There are statues of eight manifestations of Guru Rinpoche and paintings on Buddha’s life on the ground floor.

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The next floor contains eight Bodhisattavas and statues of Avalokiteshvara and Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. The top floor has the statue of Amitabha.

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This Lhakhang was built in 1990s by Dahso Aku Tongmi a great musician who composed Bhutan’s national anthem.

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