The Chorten Kora competition is about in Trashiyangtse, the eastmost district of Bhutan. To arrive in Trashiyangtse you need to drive for 2 hours from Trashigang following the banks of Dangmechu and Kholungchu rivers.
Dakpa Kora is continued the fifteenth day of the third month like twenty eighth Gregorian calendar month and Drukpa Kora (circumbulation by the Bhutanese) is continued the thirtieth day like fifteenth March each year (Check along with your tour operator to substantiate these dates).
The Chorten (Stupa) was designed by Lama Ngawang Loday in 1740on the positioning wherever a demon was subdued. The chorten was dedicated to the memory of his late uncle, Jungshu Pesan. it’s believed to be a duplicate of the Boudhnath stupa in Asian country and was consecrated by the thirteenth chief archimandrite of Bhutan Je Sherub Wangchuk. Today, it’s thought-about one among the foremost vital historical Buddhist structures.
It chorten was designed so pilgrims might visit the temple in Trashiyangtse rather than creating a visit to Asian country. Further, a legend states that a young woman from Tawang, believed to own been a Khando (Dakini) united to be buried alive within the Chorten. For this reason a ritual called Dakpa Kora is organized each year wherever many folks from Arunachal Pradesh called the Dakpas create it to Chorten Kora to walk around.
- AddressTrashigang , Bhutan
- Category Destinations, Events, Festival
- Location Trashigang
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