Start Date: 25-01-2017, End Date: 27-01-2017
Location: Trashiyangtse Dzong , District: Trashiyangtse
The tsechu is the celebration of the birthday of Guru Rinpoche who visited Bhutan in the 8th century. Guru Rinpoche visited many sites in Trashiyangtse and there are several amazing stories of how he subdued evil spirits and converted them into protective deities of Buddhism. It is also a time for locals and visitors to pay homage and respects to Guru Rimpoche.