Zhuri Duechod: Annual Commemoration of the Zhuri Lineage

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Researcher Detial:

Jigme Choden 

Date of Entry:17/12/2020 10:41 am

Asset Details
  • Domain          :  Cultural Events
  • Catagory        :  Religious Events
  • Local Name  :  Zhuri Duechod: Annual Commemoration of the Zhuri Lineage
  • Dzongkhag   :  Bumthang
  • Gewog            :    
  • Village            :    


‘Brug gi gnas dgon gtsug lag khang gi chags rabs gsal ba’i lam ston. Bum thang rdzong khag.       (Guide to Sacred Sites of Pilgrimage in Bumthang Dzongkhag). Thimphu: KMT Press,             2016.


Dargye, Yonten. History of the Drukpa Kagyud School in Bhutan (12th to 17th Century A.D.).           Delhi: Omega Traders, 2001.


Division for Cultural Properties. Ne-yig Kuen Phen Lamton. Thimphu: Department 

of Culture, 2012.


National Library and Archives of Bhutan. Intangible Cultural Heritage of Bhutan.  

             Thimphu: National Library and Archives of Bhutan, 2015.


Royal Academy for Performing Arts. Atsara: The Bhutanese Clown. Thimphu: Royal  

            Academy for Performing Arts, Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs, 2014.


Local Informants: 

  • Karma Jatsho (73), Zhuri Lama’s house
  • Kinzang Dema (71), one of the tsawas of the festival
  • Sangay Choden (58), Chungphel
  • Karma Tharchen (68), who participated as gadpo from Zhuri