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Keywords:
painting
mural
art
decoration
fable
legend
story
friend
bird
rabbit
monkey
elephant
dzong
fortress
monastery
Buddhism
holy
religion
Punakha Dzong
Punakha
Bhutan
A mural in the magnificent Punakha Dzong in Bhutan depicts the traditional Buddhist fable of the "Four Friends". These are a bird, a rabbit, a monkey and an elephant. This dzong, or fortress, now serving as a thriving monastery, was built in AD1637.

A mural in the magnificent Punakha Dzong in Bhutan depicts the traditional Buddhist fable of the "Four Friends". These are a bird, a rabbit, a monkey and an elephant. This dzong, or fortress, now serving as a thriving monastery, was built in AD1637.

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