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Jambay Lakhang Drup


Jambay Lakhang Drup festival is celebrated in the courtyard of Jambay Lakhang Temple which is one of the 108 temples miraculously built by the Tibetan king Songsten Gampo overnight.

Jambay Lakhang Drup festival is celebrated in the courtyard of Jambay Lakhang Temple which is one of the 108 temples miraculously built by the Tibetan king Songsten Gampo overnight. The temple houses the image of Guru Joyo Jampa, the future Buddha as the main deity of the temple. The annual festival has various parts. The ceremony of fertility blessing is the most interesting part of the festival.Infertile women come from different parts of the country to get blessed at the ceremony. The main monk or chief lama at the ceremony, sporting a colorful mask, prays to the fertility gods and deities, and blesses the women with a symbolic wooden phallus.

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