Bhutanese National Anthem Lyrics

is the national anthem of Bhutan and the Bhutanese national anthem lyrics were written by Dasho Gyaldun Thinley and the music to the Bhutanese national anthem was composed by Aku Tongmi.

The National Anthem Lyrics for Bhutan

was officially adopted as the national anthem of Bhutan in the year of 1953.


Bhutanese National Anthem Lyrics in Dzongkha (Tibetan Script)

འབྲུག་ཙན་དན་བཀོད་པའི་རྒྱལ་ཁབ་ནང་།།
དཔལ་ལུགས་གཉིས་བསྟན་སྲིད་སྐྱོང་བའི་མགོན་།།
འབྲུག་རྒྱལ་པོ་མངའ་བདག་རིན་པོ་ཆེ་།།
སྐུ་འགྱུར་མེད་བརྟན་ཅིང་ཆབ་སྲིད་འཕེལ་།།
ཆོས་སངས་རྒྱས་བསྟན་པ་དར་ཞིང་རྒྱས་།།
འབངས་བདེ་སྐྱིད་ཉི་མ་ཤར་བར་ཤོག་།།

Butanese National Anthem Lyrics in Dzongkha (Romanization)


Druk tsenden koipi gyelkhap na
Pel loog nig tensi chongwai gyon
Druk ngadhak gyelpo rinpoche
Ku jurmey tenching chhap tsid pel
Chho sangye tenpa darshing gyel
Bang deykyed nyima shar warr sho.

Bhutanese National Anthem Lyrics Meaning in English

In the Kingdom of Druk, where cypresses grow,
Refuge of the glorious monastic and civil traditions,
The King of Druk, precious sovereign.
His being is eternal, his reign prosperous,
The enlightenment teachings thrive and flourish,
May the people shine like the sun of peace and happiness!
Bhutanese National Anthem Lyrics

When is Bhutanese National Anthem Played or Sung?

National anthem of Bhutan is normally played or performed during national holidays, especially on the independence day events in Bhutan. It is also carried out throughout cultural and other celebrations in Bhutan, usually marking off the beginning or completion of such festivals.

National anthem of Bhutan is also often performed in international sporting events, such as the Olympic Games as well school sport occasions.


What is the importance of Bhutanese National Anthem in Bhutan?

The national anthem of Bhutan, like other national signs of Bhutan, embodies the custom, history, and faiths of Bhutan and its people. It assists evoke feelings of patriotism among the Bhutanese people and reminds them of their Bhutan’s glory, beauty, and rich heritage.

It also assists join the citizens of Bhutan by one single track or music. During the performance of the Bhutanese national anthem, people of Bhutan, in spite of their ethnic distinctions, rise in unity and listen attentively or sing the song with terrific enthusiasm.

Sports males and females from Bhutan also feel a terrific minute of gratification when they receive a medal at an international sporting event while Bhutan’s national anthem is played in the background. It provides a sensation of having made their country proud. Students who listen to the national anthem of Bhutan in schools are taught to respect their nation and develop a spirit of unity amongst themselves.