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Happy Birthday Your Majesty – 29th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck

I join my fellow countrymen in celebrating His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk’s 29th birth anniversary by sharing this very touching picture of His Majesty. This picture was taken at Simtokha, on the 2nd of November, 2008, during the Royal Procession from Punakha to Thimphu, during the Coronation. His Majesty spent time with this elderly nun, as she offered her prayers, and well wishes.

His Majesty with an anim

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Now and again, His Majesty displays these selfless acts of compassion – though simple in gesture, His Majesty evokes in the minds of people like me, a great sense of inspiration and purpose, and is always a constant reminder of how our lives should be lived. I had the rare honor to serve His Majesty as a Royal Photographer during the Coronation. Many a times, I was very grateful to have a big camera – to cover my face. Even photographers’ eyes become moist.

Happy Birthday Your Majesty. Thank you very much for these wonderful moments, and this beautiful life.



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#2 ngawang sopa on 05.16.09 at 2:18 am

He is super hero of new millennium, wears a simple dress, walk with his hand fold together addressing everyone , the man filled with goodness, may you live a thousend eons; though we are gifted with such a great leader, his shoulder the responsibilty of 7 lakhs bhutaness, we pray for your long and happy life ,,,we love you ,,,we are proud to be bhutaness ,,,long live our king ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

#3 yanjiaren on 06.03.09 at 8:42 pm

I am a great fan of Bhutan. I really wish to visit your lovely country. I have made a link in my blog to refer to yours so others can read also. I love the culture, the clothes and the traditions. I am married to a Chinese now and he also wants to come to Bhutan as he is a good Buddhist too. Your King is an example to the World and if all Rulers were like him this Earth would be like Heaven. God bless and I will come and visit your blog again soon. BTW The King is very handsome!! Bhutanese are very beautiful!! I find Asians very good looking, hence I am married to one. I love this picture so I am also linking it to my blog with your link is that o.k?

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#5 nuttapat phayupa on 06.21.09 at 12:16 am

i love king jigme. hope king happy and good healt . well-being

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