Jambay Lhakhang Drub

Jambay Lhakhang Drub


Jampa lhakhang is located in Bumthang and is situated on the way to the Kurjie Lhakhang. Jambay lhakhang is one of the oldest temples in the kingdom. It was founded by, Songtsen Gampo, a Tibetan King in the 7th century AD. The king was destined to build 108 temples known as Thadhul- Yangdhul (temples on and across the border) in a day to subdue the demoness that was residing in the Himalayas. The temple is one of the two of the 108 built in Bhutan. The other is the Kichu lhakhang in Paro, believed to have been built on the same day.

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