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Bhutan (Central) - bank and public holidays of the world - 1970-2070

full calendar of public and bank holidays of the world (and banks closures), from 1970 until 2070 for Bhutan (Central)



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The Third King's Anniversary*Friday May 2, 2014Secular holiday 
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Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha Bucha**Wednesday May 21, 2014Buddhism (Theravada) 
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Anniversary of Guru Rinpoche*Sunday June 15, 2014Events, celebrations... 
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Nimalung TshechuMonday June 16, 2014Secular holiday 
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The Third King's Anniversary -
Tuesday May 2, 2017

Secular holiday : Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (1929 - 1972) was the third king of Bhutan. He ended his country's isolation, introduced modernity, and took the first steps toward democratization. Upon succeeding his father, Jigme Wangchuck, on October 27, 1952, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck put an end to feudalism in the country and released all of the remaining serfs. He encouraged certain modern inventions to assist the local peasantry and introduced wheeled vehicles, where previously the transportation of crops and people was done manually.


Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha Bucha -
Saturday May 21, 2016

Buddhism (Theravada) : Magha Puja or Sangha celebration. This day falls on the full moon of the third month. It commemorates the main event in Buddha's life, after His first retreated from the rain (Vassa). The anniversary of Buddah's birthday in the Mahayana tradition; the commemoration of Buddah's birth, enlightenment, and death, celebrated on the day of the full moon of the 6th month in the Theravada tradition. In some countries, may only be observed by the Hinduist community. In India, only celebrated in Andaman & Nicobar Island, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh. In Thailand, falls on the same day as Vesak


Anniversary of Guru Rinpoche -
Wednesday June 15, 2016

Culture : Padmasambhava (in Sanskrit meaning lotus-born ) founded the Tibetan or Tantric school of Buddhism in the 8th century. In Bhutan and Tibet he is better known as Guru Rinpoche ( Precious Master ) where followers of the Nyingma school regard him as the second Buddha.


Nimalung Tshechu -
Thursday June 16, 2016

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