Bhutan Studies: Publication


In July 2019 Michaela Windischgraetz and Rinzin Wangdi launched their book “The Black-Slate Edict of Punakha Dzong”, which provides an introduction to and a translation of an inscription from the 18th century engraved on black slates at Punakha Dzong. The inscription contains a legal code of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the founder of the Bhutanese state.


Windischgraetz/Wangdi, The Black-Slate Edict of Punakha Dzong. A Legal Code attributed to Zhabs-drungs Ngag-dbang rnam-rgyal, the Founder of Bhutan (Thimphu: Kunsel 2019), ISBN 978-99980-870-0-2