Did you ever want to visit one of the happiest countries in the world, a country with a small population and a rich and diverse culture, giving you the perfect and fulfilling getaway? If yes, then you definitely must take out some time to travel to Bhutan at least once in your life. The country and its citizens have set high standards of peace and harmony worldwide. Also, it is the only country that measures its Gross National Happiness (GNH) Index. The process of measuring the Gross National Happiness started when Bhutan began to open up to globalization and began measuring its GNH based on its four pillars.
Read below to know about the GNH and its 4 pillars of happiness:
Pillar 1: Sustainable and Unbiased Socio- Economic Development
Bhutan’s national policy emphasizes on fostering and enhancing economic growth. The country also pays special attention towards the development of its human resources and its national policy emphasizes on people centric development by delivering efficient quality of social services and enhancing better access to its citizens. This pillar focusses on the social and fiscal contributions of homes and families, free time and relaxation for measuring happiness.
Pillar 2: Conservation of the Environment
The Bhutanese believe that environmental care is in the interest of every individual. The country shows a reverence towards nature and has been practicing its environmental ethics since many decades. Conservation of environment is measured as a key influence to GNH because the environs is believed to contribute to visual and other inducement that can be unswervingly curative to people who enjoy intense colours and light, undamaged breeze and stillness in nature’s sound. In fact, it is the serene environment of Bhutan that has led to an increase in Bhutan tourism.
Preservation & Promotion of Culture
One thing the people of Bhutan believe in is that happiness can be spread and contributed by preserving the Bhutanese culture. The Bhutanese people aim towards opulent bonding of persons as adherents of extended families and communities.
Good Governance is measured as pillar for happiness in Bhutan since it defines the circumstances in which Bhutanese prosper. Although rules and programs that are established in Bhutan are normally in line with the morals of GNH, there are many tools established to make sure the values are undeniably entrenched in community policy.
These four pillars of happiness embody values, spiritual traditions and aesthetics of Bhutan. Visiting here will give you a break from your fast paced city life and will let you relish tranquil moments in the lap of Himalayas. The best way to enjoy a peaceful vacation to Bhutan is by booking your Bhutan packages. This is because; everything shall be taken care of and planned beforehand so as to give you a memorable experience of the country.