Penis-Power-Bhutan

The penis in Bhutan has power and it is used as a symbol to ward off the evil deities. Don’t be surprised to see plenty of penis symbols painted over ever inch of Bhutan. Lama Drukpa Kunley, he lived in the 15/16th century was popularly known as the “Divine Madman” for his unorthodox ways of teaching. The phallic symbols are not generally depicted in temples and Dzongs and are mostly found in village homes as a protector.

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