Buddhapurnima night. This auspicious day is the birthday of Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. Buddhist devotees around the world organize festivals and events around this Buddhapurnima. In this opportunity you can visit many Buddhist monasteries in West Bengal. Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts of West Bengal have many Buddhist monasteries that you can visit. 5 such monasteries for you…
Dali Monastery: Dali Monastery is located between Dorjeeling and Darjeeling. The cave is located at an altitude of 7,000 feet. This kumba was built in 1971 by Kipje Thukse Rimpoche. 210 Tibetan Buddhists from Druksen live in this Dali Kumba. This monastery is 5 km from Shailshar. If you want to sleep, you can go to this monastery.
Sleeping Monastery: There is another monastery near Shailshahr sleep. Kumba name according to the place name. Sleep Monastery The real name of this monastery is Iga Cheoling Monastery. And it is located at an altitude of 7,000 feet. This kumfa is 8 km from Darjeeling city. Inside this mutt is a 15 feet tall Maitreya Buddha statue. In 1875, Lama Sherap Katso established this tomb. It is the largest monastery in Darjeeling city. So if you visit Shailshahr, you should not miss it.
Darba Soling Monastery: This monastery is located in the lap of Kalimpong. The monastery was built in 1912 by Rinpoche Domo Geshe Kwang Kalsang, a Tibetan physician. As the service of this Kamba is beautiful, so is the natural surroundings. From this cave you can see the snowy Kanchenjunga. 10 minutes drive from Kalimpong Market. From here you can walk on the mountain path.
Bogar Monastery: This monastery is located in Mirik. At a height of 5,800 feet, Kumba is modeled on Chinese architecture. Here the main deity is a poker ribbon with a broken arm. The dome was built in 1984. This Buddhist monastery is located a few hours away from Mirik Lake. This monastery can be visited on the way to Kalimpong in Darjeeling or Mirik.
Tamang Monastery: This monastery is also located in Miri. However, the artwork of this Buddhist monastery is eye-catching. Also, the white Kanchenjunga can be seen from this monastery. Tamang Monastery is located next to Sumendu Lake in Mirik. This kumba is very popular among Buddhist devotees and tourists. So don’t miss this monastery when you visit.