Bhutan or Druk Yul is known as the "Land of the thundering Dragon". Small Himalayan country and popular destination The original name Bhutan may have evolved from Sanskrit 'Bhotant' meaning ' the end of Tibet' or from 'Bhu-uttan' meaning ' highland'. Bhutan's early history is steeped in Buddhist tradition and mythology. The medieval and modern history is better documented than its ancient history; it was a time of warlords, feuds, giant fortress es and castles. The modern history is no less amazing, with intrigue, treachery, fierce, battles and extraordinary pageantry all paying and important part. Bhutan is also known as the last domain of Tantric Buddhism.