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Bokar Monastery

“Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling monastery” is the full name of Bokar Monastery. The monastery was founded by kyabje Bokar Rinpoche in 1984. Initially, the intent was to create a small retreat center, but later this monastery accepts monks for training.

Tsonga Gumba

Tsonga Gumba, is monastery present in 10th mile, Kalimpong. It is considered as the oldest Bhutanese monastery in the district of Kalimpong which highlights the existence of Bhutanese culture and tradition.. The exact year of construction is not yet clear

Durpin Dara

Towering over the town of Kalimpong is the Durpin Hill. about 5 kms from the town and the top of which offers breathtaking views. From the view point at Durpin which in fact means “binoculars” the whole Chola range of

Ghoom Monastery (Samten Choling Monastery)

This Monastery belongs to the Gelukpa sect of Vajrayana Buddhism, also known as the yellow hat. This is the seat of ven. Dromo Geshe rinpoche, the second. A 26 ft. tall stupa has been built recently in memory of Lama

Yiga Choeling Monastery (Old Ghoom Monastery )

Ghoom Monastery is the popular name of the Yiga Choeling Monastery located at Ghoom at an elevation of 8,000 feet, 8 km from Darjeeling in the state of West Bengal. The monastery belongs to the Gelukpa or the Yellow Hat

Dali Monastery (Druk Sangag Choling Monastery)

Built in 1971, the Dali Monastery also known as Druk Sangag Choling Monastery is located 5 km away from Darjeeling Town, West Bengal state of India. The monastery was erected at the time of Kyabje Thuksey Rinpoche – a religious

Mag-Dhog Yolmowa Monastery (Aloobari Monastery)

Mag-Dhog Yolmowa Monastery is a Buddhist monastery in the town of Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal. The monastery is also known as “Aloobari” monastery after the locality it is located in. The monastery was built under the

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