13 Oct '11, 4am

Pictures: Bhutan's 31-year-old king, the 'Prince charming of the Himalayas', marries in colourful ceremony

Pictures: Bhutan's 31-year-old king, the 'Prince charming of the Himalayas', marries in colourful ceremony

Bhutan's 31-year-old king marries a student 10 years his junior on Thursday in an isolated valley high in the Himalayas where thousands of nomads and villagers have gathered to celebrate. -- PHOTO: AFP PUNAKHA, Bhutan (AFP) - Bhutan's 31-year-old king married a student 10 years his junior on Thursday in a colourful ceremony showcasing the rich Buddhist culture of one of the world's most remote and insular countries. Amid clouds of incense and chanting by monks, the hugely popular King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck crowned his queen at the end of series of rituals in the 17th-century fortified monastery chosen for the occasion. After a brief purification ceremony to start, they walked hand-in-hand and smiling to the inner sanctum of the monastery where an hour of blessings, prostrations and prayers culminated with the queen taking the throne. The king, an Oxford graduate w...

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