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Vajrayāna

The Diamond Vehicle (རྡོ་རྗེ་ཐེག་པ་) or Vajrayāna is an offshoot of Mahāyāna Buddhism and the last phase of Buddhist development in India before it spread to Bhutan and other parts of the Buddhist Himalayas. This tradition claims to attain the adamantine state of the Buddha through leveraging the adamantine nature of …

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Adopt a PET!

Hello! My name is Jigme and I am two and a half months old. I have a beautiful red and white coat and my blue eyes pops through. I arrived at the shelter when I was still very small, with a big bunch of other puppies. The weather was very …

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Making a GNH country

Lhomon society was founded in 2010 in an effort to put Gross National Happiness development into action through community-based projects. The society is based in Samdrupjongkhar and focuses on its project, Samdrupjongkhar Initiative (SJI). The society was founded by Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche and was formally registered with Civil Society …

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Nasi Goreng (Indonesian Rice) with Chicken Skewers (Satay)

Ingredients Chicken breast 150gms Basmati Rice 100gms Cabbage 50gms Carrot 50gms Satay Stick 2 no Beans Sprout 60gms Spring onions, finely sliced 5 no Garlic 20gms Chilli Paste 20gms Egg 1 no Soya sauce 5ml Rice Vinegar 5ml Shrimp paste 10gms Prawn Cracker 3 no Method  For the skewers, cut …

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It is good to remind yourself about sickness and death

Even though I am only in my early 20s, I often think about sickness and death. These thoughts really make me feel depressed and scared. Is there something wrong with me for thinking about such things? How can I get rid of these negative thoughts? TP, Thimphu While it is …

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Adopt a PET!

Kuzuzangpo, My name is Tchaytchay and I am a really small pup as you can see on the picture. I was brought to the shelter when I was four weeks and had just started to eat a little bit of solid food. Two weeks later, I drink my special puppy …

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Promoting crafts in popular non-craft market

In the face of increasing pressure from development and globalisation, crafts today receive poor attention, threatening the very culture that is unique to the country. Formed in 2005, Handicrafts Association of Bhutan (HAB) is struggling to compete with other imported products. Executive Director Chorten Dorji said that the organisation represents …

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Fitness and performance

Hi Sir, I am into outdoor fitness and am currently trying to lose weight by running. But I get tired very easily. I would like your advice on nutrition and supplementation so that I can improve my performance and lose fat.  Sushant Chhetri Hi Sushant, As per the length and …

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Ney Site

Bhutan is full of places known as ney (གནས་) or sacred sites. Ney, which literally means an abode or space for abiding, is a sacred and spiritually powerful area. It can extend across a whole valley or a mountain or refer to a single rock, tree or a temple. Bhutanese …

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Adopt a PET!

Kuzuzangpo La! My name is Alex. Some of you will recognize me. Yes the big boy in the front of the picture. I was already in this column with my sister Alexandra, remember – the two cute puppies from Taba? So first, a very big piece of good news: Alexandra …

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