OBJECTIVE OF JPT
A group of Jamkharpas living in and around Thimphu has come to a consensus to come up with a welfare foundation known as “Jamkhar Phendey Tshokpa (JPT) as apolitical, autonomous and cohesive self-help group with modern organizational functionality which not only serve the members’ interests, but also extend the benefits to our root communities, and beyond as its size, fund and scope grow.
Nothing can make meaningful existence without being co-dependent, particularly during family crisis and other difficulties. It is only through the binding sentiments of mutuality, trust, reciprocity, collectivity and solidarity.
Why Jamkhar? (A brief historical about Jamkhar)
Helmsman and few living grandparents of Jamkhar narrates an age-old account about Jamkhar village. A brave person named Khochi was at Dungro set at the foot of Jamkhar Gewog.One day, Tibetan Prince Tsangma traversed from western Bhutan towards the village and finally reached Jamkhar where a group of people from the village received him. During his visit, dharma was not flourished in the village of Dungro Khochi. Therefore, people of Jamkhar offered him a plot of land with a request to reside there and give religious teachings. He accepted their plea and requested them to build a stone house as his residence. People replied, ‘easy’ and with ease, they had built a house for Tibetan Prince and the monks living in Jamkhar village decided to name the place as ‘Jamkhar’ which literally means Jam-easy’ and Khar-house’ in Tsangla.
The Legend of Jamkhar Village
The Great Tertön Pegyal Lingpa (1924 -1988)
According to HH Dudjom Rinpoche Jigdral Yeshe Dorje the Great Tertön Pegyal Lingpa (gter ston pad rgyal gling pa, 1924 -1988) was born 1924, the wood-rat year of the 15th Rabjung Tibetan cycle, in Golok Serta,…………………………..Read More
About Ngangkhar Khoche
Ngangkhar is a village at the foot of Jamkhar, on the left side of the highway to Trashiyangtse. While passing across the Jamkhar gewog, one can see big rock cliff and if one observes carefully one will see an unusual crack on a rock face ……….. Read More
History of Gomphu Kora
History of Gomphu kora in Tashi Yangtse district under tongjang gewog. Guru Rinpoche’s classmate who turned into Evil was subdued by Guru Rinpoche at Gomphu Kora. Demon Gyenen Chophel alias Yonglha (Mongkhapa, locally known as …………Read More
TSHOKPA’S REGIONS & COORDINATORS
Region: Tongla / Labar / Lishingkhar | Total Member = 16 | Coordinator : Mr. Kezang Sherub & Sonam Zangpo.
Region: Larjab / Nyandia / Layshum /Nachi | Total Member = 1 | Coordinator : Mr. Thinley Dorji & Mr. Pema Wangchuk
Region: Youb / Zor / Rejung / Duksher | Total Member = 33 | Coordinator : Mr.Tenzin Wangda & Mr. Pema Thinley
Region: Domshing / Shingkhar / Manung / Zorthung | Total Member = 10 | Coordinator : Mr. Jambay Dorji & Mr. Pema Dhendup
Region: Shingchong / Tagchema / Goenpa | Total Member = 8 | Coordinator: Mr. Palden & Mr. Cheki Wangchuk