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Chimi Lhakhang Monastery
One of Bhutan’s top places of interest is Chimi Lhakhang, a renown Bhuddhist monastery located on top a hill in Punakha.
The monastery is known for blessing ladies who were seeking to conceive. As a matter of fact, every year, thousands of visitors from all around the world visit this holy site to seek blessing for children.
The monastery was very much influenced by Drupa Kunley a Tibetan Buddhist rogue monk who introduced Buddhism to Bhutan. He was known for his crazy ways of enlightening others especially women.
He introduce the practice of phallus statues and paintings among architectures in Bhutan. As a result of his wisdom and power to enlighten people, he was often referred to as the “fertility saint”.
Having said that, a visit to Chimi Lhakang would certainly be interesting and definitely not be missed.