Master Yangkhu Tshering Sherpa

Yangkhu Tshering Sherpa
The younger brother of Jigme Tshultim. A bright boy. Unfortunately, his main objective at all times seems to be to avoid outshining his elder brother. He deliberately fails in subjects and stays quiet in class to avoid being appreciated or noticed. Its fortunate he is not much of a sportsman – otherwise it would have been a pity to see him sacrifice so much for an elder brother who doesn’t quite measure up in any respect.

If he had been born before Jigme Tshultim, he would have done well in life and maybe even helped Tshultim to shine. As it stands however, I am sad to say Yangkhu will only play second fiddle in life. Never the leader always the follower.

Teachers say he is actually the brother of Sonam Tobgay (a boy known for quoting Shakespeare out of context) in the next village. I must say I saw the resemblance when I met Sonam on a visit to his school.

Drukpa Kinley
This story from Drukpa Kinley

Drukpa Kinley, from the 1400s, is one of Bhutan's foremost saints and yogis. He was known for his crazy methods of enlightening other beings, which earned him the title "The Divine Madman".