Journal of Bhutan Studies Volume 11, Winter 2004

1. A 17th Century Stone Inscription from Ura Village by John A. Ardussi Noting that the inscription on walls and stones as seen in Bhutan are important historical relics, the author offers an analytical description of the dedication inscription seen on the Ura mani wall, which names its founder as one of Bhutan’s most famous civil rulers of … Read moreJournal of Bhutan Studies Volume 11, Winter 2004

Journal of Bhutan Studies Volume 10, Summer 2004

1. The Symbolic and Functional Significance of Chhoetse Penlop: A Tribute to the Sixteenth Chhoetse Penlop by Sonam Kinga As His Royal Highness Dasho Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck Ascended the throne as the 16th Chhoetse Penlop in three hundred and fifty seven years, the author pays tribute to His Highness by describing the symbolic and … Read moreJournal of Bhutan Studies Volume 10, Summer 2004

Journal of Bhutan Studies Volume 9, Winter 2003

1. Finding Happiness in Wisdom and Compassion – the Real Challenge for an Alternative Development Strategy by Ross McDonald The underlying development philosophy of globalisation seeks to maximise happiness through the cultivation of a narrow materialist self-interest and competitiveness, both at the level of the individual and at the level of the nation-state. Despite voluminous … Read moreJournal of Bhutan Studies Volume 9, Winter 2003

Journal of Bhutan Studies Volume 8, Summer 2003

1. The Founding of Dungsam Yongla Riwo Pelbar Dargye Chholing and the List of Successive Lamas by Her Majesty The Queen Mother of Bhutan, Ashi Kesang Choden Wangchuck In a vision, the great Treasure Discoverer Rigzin Jigme Lingpa, the eminent disciple of the greatest treasure discoverer Kunkhen Longchen Ramjam, saw distinctive places like Tsarita, Singye Dzong … Read moreJournal of Bhutan Studies Volume 8, Summer 2003