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Namdroling Monastery

Namdroling Monastery in Coorg

The Namdroling Nyingmapa Monastery (or Thekchog Namdrol Shedrub Dargye Ling) is the largest teaching center of the Nyingma lineage of Tibetan Buddhism in the world. Namdroling Monastery hosts several ceremonies yearly. Of particular interest is Tibetan New Year (Losar), based on the Lunar Calendar; usually occurring in the months of February or March. The monastery hosts traditional Lama Dances, oversize Thankga hanging from the sides of its buildings, as well as solemn processions throughout the monastery grounds spanning approximately two weeks.

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Karnataka, India
Time Needed:
2 hours
75.9674140°N, 12.4308940°E
Distance from Coorg to Namdroling Monastery
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Overall Rating:4.6

  '5' out of 5
"A wonderful serene, silent place!!! very well maintained!!! if u get a chance to see their rituals u will be absolutely stunned!!! 100s of them being one!!!"
  '5' out of 5
"Heard from our visiting daughter that this is superb peaceful mind enlightening abode. Every treated so kindly. A lesson for the humanity."
  '5' out of 5
"Absolute must visit!! See if you can be there at the prayer time as that changes your feel of the whole place! Monastery is beautiful and monks mingle if you'd like!"
  '4' out of 5
"It's so nice place to hearing, contemplating and meditating.A place which can compare to heaven and even the gods and goddesses of heaven are jealous because of it's beauty.Visitors should remember that this is a religious place, not a tourist place and accordingly try to respect their traditions etc. Must Visit"
  '4' out of 5
"Didn't see the inside as I believe entry is restricted only to the Golden temple. Building is neat and well looked after."

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