Monasteries in Arunachal Pradesh

5 monasteries in Arunachal Pradesh

Author: TourGenie contributor
Date: 2021-08-13

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Arunachal Pradesh is India's remotest state and the first Indian soil to greet the rising sun. It is popularly known as the “Land of the dawn-lit-mountains.”

(1) Bomdila Monastery

It was built in 1965 and blessed by HH Dalai Lama 14th. During festivals, you can see amazing mandalas made from sand.

Bomdila_Monastery,_Arunachal_Pradesh

Bomdila Monastery

(2) Chillipam Monastery 

The beautiful Chillipam Monastery is situated on a hillock near to Rupa town in Arunachal Pradesh, northeastern India.

Chillipam Monastery

Chillipam Monastery 

(3) Gyuto Monastery

The monastery was built for the preservation and promotion of the tradition of tantric teachings of the great Teacher Tsongkhapa.

Gyuto Monastery

Gyuto Monastery

(4) Tawang Monastery

Tawang Monastery, located in Tawang city of Tawang district in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, is the largest monastery in India and second largest in the world after the Potala Palace in LhasaTibet.

Tawang_Monastery_

Tawang Monastery

(5) Urgelling Monastery

Urgelling Monastery, located 3 km away from Tawang, is a popular monastery in Arunachal Pradesh. It is famous as the birthplace of the 6th Dalai Lama.

Urgelling monastery

Urgelling Monastery

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