Religion in Bhutan

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Religion of Bhutan

In terms of religion and faith, Bhutanese people practise Lamaist Buddhism, Hinduism, Christianity and Animism. The Lamaist Buddhism is divided into two groups- Drukpa Kargyupa sect to which the King and other high government officials belong to and Nyingmapa Buddhism. The Sharchhop community in the east practise Nyingmapa Buddhism.