Dr. Karma Phuntsho in the local temple of his home village, Ura, Bhutan

Magazine | Interview

Bhutan on the Brink

An interview with Dr. Karma Phuntsho, the first Bhutanese to earn a doctorate at Oxford who now works to promote social entrepreneurship among the nation’s youth.

By Emma Varvaloucas, Photographs by Matthieu Ricard

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