Bhutan Naked Dance Festivals at Jambay lhakhang is located in Bumthang and is situated on the way to the Kurjie Lhakhang. It’s a ten minutes drive to the temple from the Chamkhar town. Jampay Lhakhang Drup is an annual event (Festival) held at Jampay Lhakhang (temple), Bumthang.
The festival enacts the dances that Guru Rimpoche is believed to performed to subdue the evil spirits in 8th century. The local King of Bumthang, named Sindhu invited Guru Rimpoche to Bhutan from Nepal in order to subdue the evil spirits that were making chaos in the valley. One of a unique dance that one can witness during this festival is a naked dance performed by group of 16 men at midnight. This dance was introduced to distract the evil spirits obstructing the construction of the temple. (Video recordings and taking photos are forbidden)