Druk Nangpai Zhoennu, The Young Buddhist Association of Bhutan (YBAB) was officially launched by National Assembly Speaker Jigme Tshulthrim on 26/04/09. YBAB was newly formed in Bhutan, under the guidence of Dungse Garab Rinpoche, approximately 1500 students above 18 years and below 34 years old. These students are presently studying in Higher Secondary Schools, Colleges and other institutes. The formation of Nangpai Zhoennu in Bhutan is committed in developing the groups, as a way of encouraging students to take steps in demonstrating a commitment, to the holy dharma and assisting them in organizing and coordinating dharma events in our country.
People do not realize how unique, how precious and how great the opportunities to accumulate merits these days are. Usually important events of the Buddha are celebrated in the monasteries where people gather to commemorate the occasions. Nevertheless, from the laypersons side, not all layperson celebrate these festivals even though they are Buddhists. Rinpochhe directs these students to form a association and organized the programmes in a modern ways during the auspicious Buddhas days in order to allow people to get together and celebrate.