Enlightening Bhutan

By May 14, 2019 No Comments
Even after opening its doors to tourism in 1974, Bhutan has preserved an aura of exotic mysticism. Beyond the spectacular Himalayan landscape dotted with prayer flags, remote living monasteries where Vajrayana masters meditate, and a rich culture which defines the Bhutanese identity, what are the realities in the land of Gross National Happiness? What do we know about a small country that dares to be different?

Panellists



Dasho Kinley Dorji
, editor of The Druk Journal, is the former secretary of the Ministry of Information and Communications in Bhutan and the founder and former Editor-in-Chief of Kuensel, Bhutan’s national newspaper.


Khedrupchen Rinpoche, a fifth reincarnate, and chairman of Khedrup Foundation, seeks to make Buddhist teachings accessible to anyone who seeks it.



Scott A Woodward
is a Singapore-based, international award-winning photographer whose Bhutan reportage has appeared in National Geographic, NY Times and Travel+Leisure.


Karen Lim
Former communications specialist at the Tourism Council of Bhutan

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