National Geographic : 1952 Dec
© National Geographic Society 721 Kodachrome by Burt Kerr Todd "Welcome to Tashi Chho Dzong!" Red-robed Lamas Emerge to Meet the Author Bhutan, like Tibet, follows Lamaism, a mixture of Buddhism and animism. Many Bhutanese men and boys become lamas, or monks, and enjoy state support. This lama is one of 800 housed in the monastery.