Sha Radap Temple

Wangdue Phodrang

The Sha Radap Lhakhang or referred to as Rada Lhakhang by the locals is located in the vicinity of the Wangdue Phodrang Dzong. People of Wangdue Phodrang worship the Sha Radap Goddess as their local guardian deity and it is customary to bring newborns to the temple for blessing and the naming ceremony. The names given to the newborns are usually starting with Rada.