One of the oldest Buddhist temples in the region, Changangkha Lhakhang contains intricate internal murals and a statue of Chenrizig, an 11-headed, thousand-armed expression of Avolokitesawara. Built in the 12th century, the temple boasts gold and black prayer wheels and unusually large sacred scriptures. Look for the resident astrologer on the site, who will consider your birth date against various star charts and offer a prayer flag that will benefit you specifically (sold for a nominal fee). By using our Thimphu trip planner, you can arrange your visit to Changangkha Lhakhang and other attractions in Thimphu.
Changangkha Lhakhang Reviews
One of the oldest and beautifully locate temple ot is in the capital city. The view of thimphu valley from temple is great. more »
This place is must visit for me at least once in a year to make offering and seek blessings from the local local deity as I was born in and brought up in Thimphu. Almost all kids who are born in... more »
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