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Soomthrang Draktsen

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  • Draktsen of Soomthrang (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Tendhoe Thread on Arrow, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Tang


by Yeshi Wangchuk

This is the protector deity of Soomthrang called Draktsen. The same deity of Soomthrang is also worshiped in other parts of Bhutan like kheng, Kurtoe and in the western regions. He became one of the one of the dharma protectors during the time of Gyalwa Lhanangpa.

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This resource was provided by Shejun (Documentation of Bhutan's Oral Cultures sponsored by Arcadia). The copyright holder is Shejun (only private uses permitted).

Resource type: Image

Photographer: Yeshi Wangchuk

Photograph Date: 18/Dec/2014

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