Bhutan

Druk Yul (Royaume du Boutan), Thimphou


Currency : Ngultrum (1 BTN = 0,017 €)

Link : www.kingdomofbhutan.com

These symbols (on the reverse of this coin of 1 Ngulutrum) are: " Ashtamangala" (8 favourable symbols) and " Dharmachakra" (Wheel of the law or the transformation).
The local name of the country, Brug-yul (or Druk Yul), means : the “land of the thunder dragon”.

 1 Ngultrum = 100 Chhertum bronze-aluminium. The King of the country authorized TV in 1999 !! Bhutan is a Bouddhiste country, they are 8 precepts : 

1. To refrain from taking life. (non-violence)
2. To refrain from taking that which is not given. 
3. To refrain from sensual (sexual) misconduct.
4. To refrain from lying. (speaking truth always)
5. To refrain from intoxicants which lead to loss of mindfulness. (refrain from using drugs or alcohol)6. To refrain from eating at the wrong time. (only eat from sunrise to noon)
7. To refrain from dancing, using jewelry, going to shows, etc.
8. To refrain from using a high, luxurious bed.

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