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
TSHOKPA’S REGIONS & COORDINATORS
Region: Baling & Tongla and Above | Total Member = 16| Chief Coordinators :Mrs. Sonam Youdon
Region: Below Domshing Village | Total Member = 50 | Chief Coordinators : Mr. Pema Thinley
Total Members: 99 | Men:50 , Women:49