Tigers Den Monastery
Tigers Den Buddhist Monastery– Also known as Paro Taktsang it is located on the cliffside of the upper Paro valley, Bhutan. Many legends surround this place and is home to many valuable old paintings. Some of these paintings were however destroyed in a horrible fire due to an electrical problem. Padmasambahva, a guru, is believed to be the founder of this site. According to legend he flew to this site on the back of a tiger; he then meditated many days and is considered to be the founder of Buddhism in Bhutan.