Jakar Festival
Jakar Festival

The Jakar Festival is held in October at Jakar Dzong in Bumthang. The dzong tanka, a large religious tapestry, is hung on an internal wall for it's only appearance of the year. The locals file past to kiss the tanka and make an offering to the monks.

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Location: Jakar Dzong, Bhutan.

Photographer: © Neil Harris

Jakar Festival

The Jakar Festival is held in October at Jakar Dzong in Bumthang. The dzong tanka, a large religious tapestry, is hung on an internal wall for it's only appearance of the year. The locals file past to kiss the tanka and make an offering to the monks.

Location: Jakar Dzong, Bhutan.

Photographer: © Neil Harris