Tsechu, literally, means 10th day of a month. The religious event of Tsechu is celebrated in Bhutan, on a day corresponding with birthday of Guru Rimpoche ( Guru Padmasambhava ). Guru Rimpoche, 8th century saint, is considered as 2nd Buddha in Bhutan and responsible for re-introducing buddhism in the Himalayas.
The exact month of the Tsechu varies from monasteries to Temples and places.
The annual religious events of Tsechu is celebrated throughout Bhutan. It’s a time when entire communities come together to witness local people and monks performs various traditional and mask dances. In the process they receive blessings and socialize. The people put on their best dress, jewelleries and, bring their delicious foods to share with friends and relatives.