Khewang Lhakhang

Buddhist Temple in Phobjikha Valley

On the east side of the Phobjikha valley, opposite Tabiting, is the 15th-century Khewang Lhakhang, which features three two-storey statues of the past, present and future Buddhas (dusum sangay). The lhakhang has a tsechu on the third day of the ninth month, when local men (not monks) do the dancing, celebrating an ancient victory over local demons. A small workshop behind the lhakhang makes incense.