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Old 10-13-2011, 01:44 AM
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Royal bride Ashi Jetsun Pema offered prayers at the Druk Wangyal Lhakhang in Dochula, on her way to Wangduephodrang where she will spend the night on the eve of the Royal Wedding.
The wedding will be held in the 17th century Punakha Dzong on Thursday.

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Old 10-13-2011, 01:59 AM
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King of Bhutan marries his commoner bride

PUNAKHA, Bhutan (AP) _ The beloved king of the tiny Himalayan nation of Bhutan married his commoner bride Thursday in an ancient Buddhist ceremony at the country's most sacred monastery fortress.
King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck, wearing the raven crown, came down from his golden throne in front of a huge statue of Buddha to place a smaller, silk brocade crown upon the head of his bride, Jetsun Pema. (Queen's crown pic)
Monks chanted in celebration as she took up her seat beside him as the new queen of the country. - Associated Press Via Acquire Media NewsEdge

King of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck (L) and future queen Jetsun Pema (R) stand together during their marriage ceremony in the main courtyard of the 17th-century fortified monastery or dzong in Punakha on October 13, 2011. Bhutan's 31-year-old king marries a student 10 years his junior on October 13 in an isolated valley high in the Himalayas where thousands of nomads and villagers have gathered to celebrate.

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Long live the King and the new Queen of Bhutan!
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Old 10-13-2011, 02:14 AM
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Bhutan's king weds commoner bride and crowns her queen - The Globe and Mail

Wedding ceremony at Punakha - daylife gallery

http://www.daylife.com/photo/0b4O5YW...ctober+13+2011 - Lovely picture
http://www.daylife.com/photo/0g5l8d4...ctober+13+2011 - King's beloved sister HRH Princess Ashi Dechen Yangzom is some kind of 'maid-of-honour' to the bride


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Old 10-13-2011, 03:12 AM
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2 short clips

The royal wedding - https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=218473608218080

The King crowning his Queen - https://www.facebook.com/video/video...18474054884702
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Bhutan’s king weds commoner bride and crowns her queen
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the wiki page is updated: Jetsun Pema - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 10-13-2011, 03:42 AM
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His majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck his bride during the purification marriage ceremony.

Getty Images: Bhutan Celebrates As The King Marries ** Belga Picture

"Hello" Bhutan royal wedding: Joy as William and Kate of the Himalayas become man and wife
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In Pictures: Bhutan Royal Wedding | Royal Insight

King of Bhutan marries Jetsun Pema | Royal Insight
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"Bhutan's Royal Wedding Frenzy"
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"Bhutan Prepares for Royal Wedding"
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"Bhutan's Royal Wedding"
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Spletnik -King of Bhutan married Jetsun Pema

Bhutan Royal Wedding: King Marries In Elaborate Ceremony
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She is utterly breathtaking in her beauty. And the robes they both wear (and his shoes!) are so stunning. According to Wikipedia, Bhutan is the only country in the world that attempts to measure "Gross National Happiness". This philosophy certainly shows in the joyous colors and patterns seen everywhere in Bhutan!
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Thank you for the link,I cannot help admiring them,the traditional dresses that are so different from European,the colourful tradtions and the ethereal exotic beauty of the bride.
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I love the moments when they are looking at each other and smile.

Congratulations Your Majesties!

Imagine the first pictures of their children. Wow, they will be absolutely beautiful.
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It was a beautiful wedding. Thank you every body for having posted all these links!
I noticed on a pic that the new queen wore very impressive shoes!
Congratulations to both of them. They make a beautiful couple, and they are the promise of very beautiful children!
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The Handsome king of bhutan is married
Me:( but am happy for them

http://m.yahoo.com/w/news_america/ki...us&.lang=en-us
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She is stunning..age just perfect for babies...21! You bet!
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Wish them every happiness and hope they get to meet other European and Asian royals in the future.
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Thanks to all for the pictures, info and videos!

Queen Jetsun to me has been the most beautiful bride in 2011. She's just naturally stunning and I appreciate her natural grace - she looked a bit shy yesterday and still serene. The King of course looked handsome, too. They make a wonderful couple and I wish them all the best for their future together!
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