Articles in Culture for Zhemgang

Trong Village

Description Trong village is situated at an elevation of 1955m above sea level.  The village is adjacent to Zhemgang main […]

Rawathang Lhakhang

Description Rawathang lhakhang is located in the south of Zhemgang town and is approximately 120 kms away from Zhemgang town, […]

Goshing Trong Lhakhang

Description Goshing Trong lhakhang is in Lamtang village in Goshing gewog under Zhemgang district. Lamtang is approximately 8km drive from […]

Mamung Trong Lhakhang

Description Tashi Chhoeling, popularly known as Mamung Trong lhakhang, is in Mamung village in Phangkhar gewog under Zhemgang district. Mamung […]

Thongdrel Temple

Description The impressive Thongkhar Temple lies below the Meling Mountain range in the beautiful village of Dunglabi. The temple is […]

Umling Lhakhang

Description Umling Lhakhang is about 20 minutes’ walk from the Bardo gewog center, on the way towards Donag Yoezer Dargayling […]

Ogyen Choling Lhakhang

Description Ogyen Choling lhakhang is located above Tsaldang and Nyakha village in Nangkor gewog, Zhemgang dzongkhag. It is approximately 56 […]

Dongag Wosel Dargyeling Monastery

Description Dongag Wosel Dargyeling Monastery is located on a hilltop of Khomshar village at an altitude of 1739m above sea […]

Ogyen Choling Zangdopelri

Description Ogyen Choling Lhakhang is located in Ogyen Choling village, which is approximately 80k drive from Zhemgang, and a thirty-minute […]

Samdang Lhakhang

Description Samdang Temple is located at the centre of Khomshar village, at an altitude of 1262m, adjacent to the Basic […]

Buli Dechen Choling Lhakhang

Description   Buli Dechen Choling temple is located in the heart of Buli village under Nangkor gewog and is about […]

Namling Lhakhang or Guru Lhakhang

Description Namling lhakhang is situated a few meters above the main road, on the left side of the settlement, amidst […]

Tunglabi Tsho (Lake)

Description Tunglabi Tsho (lake) is in the deserted Tunglabi village, and it is found below Goenpong temple and just above […]

Goenpong Lhakhang

Description Goenpong lhakhang (temple) is located on a hill top above the desolate Tunglabi village. It is surrounded by fallow […]

Wadang Lhakhang

Description Wadang lhakhang is located in the centre of Wadang village, covering around 60 decimal land area. It is half […]

Bjoka Lhakhang /Lhendrup Choling Lhakhang

Description Bjoka is situated around an hour’s drive from Panbang. A feeder road branches off the Zhemgang – Pangbang highway […]

Panthang Lhakhang/ Panthang Mangi Lhakhang

Description Panthang village lies to the south east of Zhemgang town. It is located along the newly built national highway, […]

Nangla Lhakhang

Description Nangla temple is located on top of a gentle hill, which is part of a mountain ridge where the […]

Sonam Choling Dratshang

Description Sonam Choling Dratshang or Sonam Choling Monastic School is located two kilometers drive east of Panbang town under Zhemgang […]

Yosel Choling Lhakhang or Throma Lhakhang

Description Yosel Choling Lhakhang, also known as Throma Lhakhang, sits at the end of the valley in the part of […]


Description Gung Lha is a bon ritual, which involves Kartshog or white offerings consisting of feast, libation and purification rituals […]

Buli Khelam Gonpai Lhakhang

Description Buli Khelam Gonpai Lhakhang is a privately-owned temple, and it is located in Buli Gonpa village. One can reach […]

  • About Zhemgang

    • Zhemgang (Kheng)

      In 1963, the ancient region of Kheng (the historical Khengri Namsum) was divided into the districts of Mongar and Zhemgang. […]