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One the myths comes to life
Yes, it is a huge phallus and you can see them painted everywhere in Bhutan but specially in Punakha. They caused the same reactions in our group as they did in the locals we had with us - first of giggles and then the comments started. Although some of the art is questionable they are considered to bring good luck to the owners of the house by warding off bad spirits. It is impossible not to notice them.
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