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Festivals and Temples of Bhutan
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Stories About Bhutan
At a Festival in Bhutan, Some Dancers Bare All to Ward Off Evil Spirits
One of the many traditional dances at the annual Jambay Lhakhang Drup involves performers in masks—and nothing else.
by Erika Fatland
The Last Cheesemakers of the Eastern Himalayas
India and Bhutan's yak herders face steep challenges.
by Jitaditya Narzary
In Bhutan, a Rare Tiger's Mysterious Illness Had a Surprising Source
Local vets collaborated with an international team to figure out why the animal was dazed and wandering near the capital city.
by Madeline Bodin