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Namdroling Monastery-Into the Tibetan World

#Monastery in Coorg

Located amidst sandal groves in Coorg is the Namdroling Monastery. It takes credit as the largest teaching centre of Nyingmapa in India. The monastery has a peaceful ambience where a few minutes of prayer can rejuvenate the mind. It is the perfect destination for soul seekers.

Also known as the Golden Temple, it boasts of a golden idol of Buddha with Tibetan mythology paintings depicting the phases of Buddha's life. You can get the feel of Tibet with the shopping stalls, clanging of bells and the sizzling aroma of momos. The monks and the daily prayers add oomph to the atmosphere. The various festivities and ceremonies attract tourists all round the year. Come enjoy a slice of Tibet in this monastery.

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Karnataka, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
Time people usually spend here:
2 hours
Altitude / Height:
3701 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
12.4308940°N, 75.9674140°E
Distance from Coorg to Namdroling Monastery
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Read traveller's reviews about Namdroling Monastery..

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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