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After our visit to the fort we went to one of the oldest temple in Bhutan the Temple of Kyichu. and like all the temples no photography was allowed inside still I got a shot of the very famous Orange tree which bear fruit all year long. and if the fruit falls on you then it is said that you are a blessed soul.
Our last destination for the day was the Kyichu Lhakhang monastery, one of the oldest shrines of Bhutan built in the 7th century. It is considered extremely sacred by the Buddhists and is famous for a pair of evergreen orange trees that bear fruits throughout the year.Day 3: 2nd February 2014- Tiger's Nest Trekking
Kyichu Lhakhang : You might come across many Lhakhangs and Dzongs. Our driver explained in simple language that Lhakhang is a mini version of Dzong (monastery). The Dzong also serve as administration offices in Bhutan. Kyichu Lhakhang is one of the oldest monasteries in Paro district. There’s a belief that the two orange trees here in Kyichu Lakhang bears fruit throughout the year.
Kyichu Lhakhang, one of Bhutan’s oldest and most sacred shrine is situated in the Paro Valley. The temple was built in the 7th century by the Tibetan Emperor Songsten Gampo. It is considered to be one of the 108 temples built by him to subdue a demon that prevented the spread of Buddhism.