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It's one of the old monastery in west Sikkim, have little entry fee, it's maintain too good... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ron J
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Mesmerizing experience

We arrived when all the young Buddhist priests and novitiates were gathered to recite prayers in... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Timbuktu, Mali
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's one of the old monastery in west Sikkim, have little entry fee, it's maintain too good... anybody can enter including upper floors and observe the story with take time but no photography allowed inside. Recommended for visit with respect and definitely you will get...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018

We arrived when all the young Buddhist priests and novitiates were gathered to recite prayers in the central space of the monastery, and were immediately welcomed in and invited to sit with them. Both my daughter and I were totally entranced by the repetitive sound...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2018

Big and beautiful monastery. Good place to communicate with monks as well. The evening ceremony was extremely interesting

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Reviewed 17 July 2018

quite unaware of Buddhist religion , I have only loved the tranquility , far off from the bustling towns and cities

Thank susshmita
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I have been to this Gompa several times since 1986. The latest being in April this year. It never ceases to overwhelm me by its amazing serenity and colours>

Thank NILU
Reviewed 15 June 2018

The holy place offers the quietude and peace while allows one to acquaint with a different aspect of Buddhism. A once in a life time experience.

Thank R N P
Reviewed 8 June 2018

One of the oldest monastery situated in Peeling. Lovely worth visiting. The Monastery is spread over 3 floors. The main statue of Padmasambahva is seen here is in his wrathful form as Dorje Bhurpa Vjarakila with multiple heads and arms which you can find in...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

This Monastery is rather close to Pelling. Entrance fee Rs.20/person. Behind the fee counter is a room with a large prayer-wheel inside. One can turn the prayer-wheel holding a steel ring below it. The Monastery is spread over 3 floors. The ground floor is a...More

Thank S_Venkatesh
Reviewed 21 May 2018

As with all the monastery, you feel good to visit this place. It is one of the oldest monastery in Sikkim. It's museum has got 16th Century stuff - trumpets , rice bowls etc. and are worth seeing. Currently some part of monastery was under...More

1  Thank SanjaySurana
Reviewed 21 May 2018

One of the oldest monastery situated in Pelling and at a hill top, you can get a beautiful pic and really feel at peace. the monks informed that the monastery is about 450 yrs old and currently renovation work is on, so if you dont...More

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Response from mmehra23 | Reviewed this property |
Pelling is a lot of uphill and downhill. So not good for elderly or those with knee trouble. The good part is that car can take you practically at the doorstep of each location, including Monastry. Please be prepared for a... More