Jambay Temple (or Jambay Lhakhang) is an ancient temple in Bumthang District which possesses a thriving history. Legend has it the temple is one of the 108 temples built by Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo to tame a demoness laying across the Himalayas. Famous for its rich history, the Jambay Temple is known to be a sacred religious site of worship. The temple itself is very old and even worn, but it is truly devout and full of spiritual ambiance. The historic place is also attractive and famous for its annual traditional festival, the Jambay Lhakhang Drup festival. Commemorating the establishment of the temple as well as dedicating to saint Guru Rimpoche (Padmasambhava), an 8th-century Buddhist master; the festival is one of the most important cultural events in Bhutan and its foremost highlights are the "Mewang" - the fire ceremony and the "Tercham" - a holy Bhutanese religious dance. Even if you don't visit the Jambay Temple during the festive time, you still get the opportunity to marvel at the solemn charms of Buddhist traditions in Bhutan in this old place.