monasteries of Northeast India

Famous and must visit monasteries of Northeast India

Author: TG Contributor
Date: 2020-05-09

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When you are in Northeast, you must come across the attractive and enlightened monasteries in the states of Northeast. There is a presence of the Buddhist culture in the states of Northeast India and thus, the presence of the monasteries are to keep up the immense spirit of the religion and its practitioners. Below are must visit monasteries of Northeast India.

ralong monastery

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

tawang monastery

Rumtek Monastery is in the northeastern state of Sikkim in India and it is almost 21 kilometers away from the capital city Gangtok. The monastery is also called the Dharmachakra Centre.

rumtek monastery

Bomdila Monastery also known as Gentse Gaden Rabgyel Lling Monastery and it is in the northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh.

bomdila monastery

Kartok Monastery is located in a picturesque village of Yuksom. The monastery is noted to be one of the three important monasteries in the town.

kartok monastery

Tendong Dichhen Salhun Gumpa or Tendong Gumpa as commonly known is situated atop 8530 ft. altitude from mean sea level. The Monastery is in South Sikkim, Damthang is the nearest village which is 6 kilometers away from the monastery. The monastery is surrounded by the green forest. To reach the monastery in the hill top one need to trek and it is a short day trek.

tendong gompa

Gonjang Monastery is in Sikkim which is located almost 6 kilometer away from the capital city Gangtok and it is near Tashi view point which is one of the tourist attraction places of Sikkim.

gonjang monastery gangtok

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