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Coronation of the King of Bhutan – His Majesty returns from Punakha to Thimphu

His Majesty returned to Thimphu from Punakha on the 2nd of November, 2008. His Majesty was in Punakha to receive the Dacred Dar from the Holy Machhen in the Punakha Dzong.

His Majesty spent time with thousands of people, both young and old, who lined up the highway to offer their Thridars to His Majesty.

 
His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, King of Bhutan is greeted by his people with traditional offerings during the Royal Procession from Punakha to Thimphu.

His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, King of Bhutan, is greeted by his people with traditional offerings during the Royal Procession from Punakha to Thimphu.

 

His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, King of Bhutan is greeted by students during the Royal Procession from Punakha to Thimphu.

His Majesty is greeted by students during the Royal Procession from Punakha to Thimphu.

 

His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, King of Bhutan is greeted by his people during the Royal Procession from Punakha to Thimphu.

His Majesty is greeted by his people during the Royal Procession from Punakha to Thimphu.

 

His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, King of Bhutan, en route back to Thimphu after the Scared Dar Ceremony at Punakha.

His Majesty en route back to Thimphu after the Scared Dar Ceremony at Punakha.

 

His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, King of Bhutan arrives at the Druk Wangyal Lhakhang (temple) during the Royal Procession from Punakha to Thimphu.

His Majesty arriving at the Druk Wangyal Lhakhang (temple) during the Royal Procession from Punakha to Thimphu.

 

His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, King of Bhutan is greeted by his people with traditional offerings during the Royal Procession from Punakha to Thimphu.

His Majesty is greeted by his people with traditional offerings during the Royal Procession from Punakha to Thimphu.

 

An elderly nun offers her prayers for the prosperity of the country and the long life of His Majesty the King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck during the Royal Procession from Punakha to Thimphu.

An elderly nun offers her prayers for the prosperity of the country and the long life of His Majesty during the Royal Procession from Punakha to Thimphu.

 

A student in Thimphu expresses how happy he is on the occasion of the coronation of His Majesty the King.

His Majesty is greeted by the people during the Royal Procession from Punakha to Thimphu. A student in Thimphu expresses how happy he is on the occasion of the coronation of His Majesty the King.

 

His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, King of Bhutan is greeted by his people with traditional offerings during the Royal Procession from Punakha to Thimphu.

His Majesty is greeted by his people with traditional offerings during the Royal Procession from Punakha to Thimphu.

 

His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, King of Bhutan is greeted by his people with traditional offerings during the Royal Procession from Punakha to Thimphu.

His Majesty is greeted by his people with traditional offerings during the Royal Procession from Punakha to Thimphu.
 

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4 comments ↓

#1 Coronation of the King of Bhutan - Sacred Dar Ceremony - Day 2 on 11.28.08 at 12:57 am

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#2 Coronation of the King of Bhutan - Sacred Dar Ceremony - Day 1 on 11.28.08 at 1:07 am

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#3 TY on 11.29.08 at 2:17 am

The King’s Coronation ceremonies are impressive and touching.

I wish I can witness His Majesty in the sacred Dar as well as his loving kindness towards his people.

No wonder the Bhutanese have unwavering love for their King.

For peace, harmony and unity in Bhutan!

TY from Singapore

#4 lee on 12.19.08 at 1:28 am

Bhutan’s king is a nice, good!