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Lingzhi Dzong in Bad State

Lingzhi Yugyal Dzong, once majestic, lies in a state of ruins today. Its roofs have been blown away and the walls crumbled to the ground. It was damaged by the earthquake in September last year leaving it uninhabitable. The monk body and the Dungkhag office had to be shifted. Our reporter, Eshori Gurung, who recently […]

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Lingzhi Dzong Falling to Ruins

One has to travel to Thimphu to get a nail. Getting timber is almost a three-day walk and, even if all these raw materials are in place, getting a contractor is again a problem. Add lack of money to the list and what we have is the 400-year old Lingzhi Dzong slowly turning into ruins.