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Sikkim- Hub of Monasteries

Sikkim is one of the smallest state in India, but slightly bigger than Goa and Delhi. Situated in north-east part of the country, Sikkim is one of the most beautiful places across the world, which seems to have great power of mesmerizing tourists from all over globe. It is set amidst majestic Himalayas and has many more ravishing places to offer. The tiny state has enriched culture, gorgeous landscape and beautiful monasteries. It’s high time now to plan for Sikkim tour to feel the essence of beauty.

Monasteries- Essence of Buddhism

Besides the border of Tibet, Sikkim has been a great place for over the decades for monks. The holy environment injects a mourning peace to the soul.  Sikkim is one of the India’s most prominent secular places for Buddhism. There are various spots such as, school of Buddhism that offer Tibetans to follow the religion.

The root of Buddhism evolved in Sikkim when ‘Guru Padmasambhava’, the great Buddhist saint visited to the holy land in 8th century. Further the major virtue of Buddhism spread in 17 century when three Guru’s Lhatsun Chenpo, Karthok Rikzin Chenpo and Ngadak Sempa Chenpo entered from three different directions.

They established monarchy in Sikkim and crowned ‘Phuntsog Namgyal’ as first monarch of Sikkim. The first monastery was built near ‘Dubdi’ and ‘Sanga Choling’ and soon after various monastery was established all over places, which was soon became place not only for worship but also educational centers.

Famous Hotspots of Enriched Buddhism Culture

  • Pemayangste

Crowned on the top of a hill, this monastery enjoys a perfect aesthetic landscape view of Kanchenjunga range. It is one of the oldest monasteries established in Sikkim. It is housed with various exquisite works of religious art including ‘thankas’ and ‘statues’.

  • Rumtek

Located on a hill, opposite to the beautiful Gangtok , just 24 km away from it, there is the famous Rumtek monastery. Actually, this monastery is rebuilt, as the original Rumtek monastery which was established in 16 century was damaged in earthquake. It is the largest monastery in Sikkim and reflects the best Tibetan architecture and a trove of some unique religious objects.

  • Do- Drul Chorten

It is one of the most ethnic and divine object found in Sikkim. It is stupa which was built in 1945. Inside the stupa, a complete set of Dorjee Phurba, Kangyur relics (Holy Books) and other religious objects found. This is truly an encyclopaedia of enriched Buddhist culture.

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