Chimmi Lhakhang

The Chimi Lhakhang is a Fertility Temple in Lobesa in western Bhutanese district of Punakha. There are amazing stories of childless couples from all over the world have seen their prayers answered after a visit to this temple.

The Chimi Lhakhang is the courtesy to the 15th-century maverick monk, Drukpa Kunley, who is legendary for using sex as sexual transgressions to teach and spread the teachings of the Buddha. He is also known as the ‘Divine Madman. He is credited with or establishing the Phallus tradition in Bhutan.

History says that the Chimi Lhakhang built by Lama Ngawang Chegyal in 1499 at the site where Drukpa Kunley had built a chorten after subduing an evil spirit.