The Royal Academy

Events at the Royal Academy

Tour of Trongsa : 16 March – 21 March 2015

The purpose was to orient and introduce teachers to Buddhist Philosophy, visit places of cultural importance in Trongsa and carry out classroom observation which included shadowing a/group of student(s) and collect three critical teaching vignettes observed during the classroom...
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Welcome Teachers

The first cohort of teachers of the Royal Academy has arrived+ACE On 1st October, the teachers met with the rest of the Royal Academy team in Paro for introductions and orientation. The teachers form an integral part of the team as they lead the Royal Academy in to its next phase,...
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Time Lapse Videos

Time Lapse Video from Bebja Goenpa, overlooking the Academy site: South View 6 August 2014 and form Dongkala overlooking the Academy site: East View, 5 August 2014      
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Sa-lhang Tendrel: The Beginning of the Royal Academy’s Construction Phase

His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen graced the??Sa-lhang Tendrel??(Ground breaking and Foundation Laying Ceremony) of the Royal Academy on 26th June 2014. Their Majesties were received by the Board members of the Royal Academy. Their Majesties offered prayers...
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Rewo Sangchoe offerings at the Royal Academy Site in Pangbisa

On 7th May 2014, the Royal Academy carried out Rewo Sangchoe offerings at the Academy site in Pangbisa. The Rewo Sangchoe offerings, which is a mountain incense offering ritual, were made to purify the site as well as to appease the local deities at the site. The Head Lam and...
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Road Construction

And the Road Goes Ever On and On

In March 2013 the work on widening of the approach road from Bondey leading to the Royal Academy site at Pangbisa started. At the request of the local communities and the local government officials of Lugnyi gewog in Paro, the approach road was aligned along the existing farm...
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