Monday October 26, 2020
Hinduism : The victory of Durga on evil forces, the destruction of Vasanas (subjectivity, selfishness, desires...) and the achievement of the deepest Self. Dominance of Saraswati (pure science) over Lakshmi (applied science)
Coronation Day -
Sunday November 1, 2020
Secular holiday : The fifth King Jigme Singye Wangchuck was crowned on Nov. 6, 2008.
Buddha's Coming Down from Heaven -
Friday November 6, 2020
Buddhism (Theravada) : Celebration of his return to earth from heaven. Lord Buddha was born in Lumbini, Nepal, and his mother expired after seven days. At the age of 41, he ascended to heaven to preach to his mother.
Nuns and monks and king Zug Chen Nyingpo were worried because they did not know where hewas. His disciple, the clairvoyant Sharibu, had a vision of the lord to be in heaven. Another disciple of Lord Buddha, Mao gyel ge bu, who was known to possess miraculous powers, ascended to heaven and requested Buddha to return to earth. He agreed to descend.
H.M. the King's Birthday -
Wednesday November 11, 2020
Secular holiday : Celebrates the birthday of Jigme Singye Wangchuck, who became king in 1972
National Day -
Thursday December 17, 2020
Secular holiday : Celebrates the installation of the first hereditary King of Bhutan in 1907
Winter holiday (beginning) -
Sunday December 27, 2020
School holidays :