Kunzang Choden (2005): “The Circle of Karma”, a novel, Penguin books India and Zubaan books
Kunzang Choden (2009): “Tales in Colour and other stories”, Zubaan, New Delhi, ISBN 9788189884628

Kessels Kramer, “Photography Hans van der Meer” (2003): Bhutan–Montserrat, ISBN 90-74159-55-9

P. Pichard and F. Lagirarde (eds.) (2003): “The Buddhist Monastery. A cross-cultural legacy”, EFEO (Ecole Francaise d’Extrême-Orient) Paris, 444 pp.

Cristian Schicklgruber (English editor Howard Solverson) (2009): “The Tower of Trongsa, Religion and Power in Bhutan”, Snoek Publishers, 176 pages, 130 illustrations, paperback, ISBN 978-90-5349-711-1

P Spierenburg (2005): “Birds in Bhutan – Status and distribution”, hardback, 645 species, 950 maps and graphs. Order through: Oriental Bird Club

“The Other Final”, uitg. De Verbeelding, Sumatrakade 1425,1019 RP Amsterdam, ISBN 90Р74159Р55Р9

Tim Fischer & Tshering Tashi (2009), “Bold Bhutan Beckons – from Jesuits to Jetsetters”, Inhaling Gross National

“Happiness”, Copyright Publishing Company Pty Ltd, GPO Box 2927, Brisbane Q 4001, ISBN 978 1 876344 59 7,360 pages
AK Hellum (2001): “A Painter’s Year in the Forests of Bhutan”

Literature Dutch language

Cecile de Boer  (2012): Te gast in Bhutan – maak kennis met het echte leven, Uitgeverij Informatie verre reizen VOF, Nijmegen,, 2e herziene druk ISBN 978-94-6016-030-1

Bløf (2007): Bløf in Bhutan, Rockin’ the Himalayan Kingdom, Den Boer / De Ruiter, Vlissingen. ISBN 978-90-7456-85-7, 112 pp

Roel Burgler – photography, and Taco van der Mark – text (2004): Een boog tussen twee werelden – A bow between two worlds, COS-Zeeland, Goes. ISBN 90 806916 4 X. 144 pages, Photo’s, Hardbound

Kunzang Choden (2005): Tsomo’s Karma, De Geus / Oxfam Novib, Postbus 1878, 4801 BW Breda, The Netherlands, ISBN 978 90 445 1448 3, NUR 302, 379 pages

Rieki Crins (1998): Bhutan, landenreeks, Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen, KIT Uitgeverij, Amsterdam , ISBN 90 6832 358 X,

Jamie Zeppa (1999), Voorbij hemel en aarde, Atlas – Amsterdam/Antwerpen, ISBN 90 450 0245 0, D/1999/0108/580, NUGI 470. 318 pages
Additional literature about Bhutan can be found on the web site Amis du Bhoutan


Freda Ferne (2008): Bhutan – Land of the thunder Dragon, An introduction for children and armchair travelers, Avoncliff Books, UK, ISBN 987 0 9560296 0 7.,

Sally Devorshine (2010): Now I Know, Chocolate sauce, USA, E books

samsam – bhutan hoe meet je geluk

documentary / film

’86centimetres…’, by Thsering Gyeltshen and Peter Jan van der Burch 2012,  39 min.
production bhutan+partners, documentary about the efforts of Bhutanese people to lower the waterlevel at lake Thorthormi and prevent a glacial lake outburst flooding.

A Walk for Health, by Tshewang Dorji, 2003, 26 min.
Documentary on the 560 km cross-country walk undertaken by 7 brave men in Bhutan over a period of sixteen days in 2003.

Bhutan: Taking the Middle Path to Happiness

Bhutans Bogenschџtzin fџr Olympia, by Holger Riedel (Bhutans Archer for the Olympics), GEO-Reportage, 52 min

Into the Thunder Dragon, by Sean White, 46 min, , Outside Television, with Chris Holm. A documentary about a journey into Bhutan on unicycles.
Rockin` the Himalaya Kingdom, Bløf in Bhutan, by Dorji Wangchuck, 2006 (48 min.) DVD can be ordered through bhutan + partners. Price €10/- excl. porto
Documentary about the Dutch rock group Bløf that went to Bhutan to meet and make music with Jigme Drukpa.
The Other Final, by KesselsKramer, 2003. . DVD can be ordered through or


Dorji Wangchuk
Pema Rinzin
Tshering Choden
Tshering Tobgay

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