Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple
Himalayan Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple is one of the famous Buddhist monastery in Manali. The main feature of the temple is the large statue of Sakyamuni, the historical Lord Buddha and beautiful wall paintings. The structure of the monastery is Pagoda style with yellow coloured top.
‘Nyingma’ literally translates to ‘ancient’ and the tradition is the oldest of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. The Himalayan Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple is one of the most prominent Buddhist monasteries in Manali. It houses a two-storey tall statue of Sakyamuni, the historical Buddha, which the main feature of the temple. A helpful sign guides the tourists to span the ‘Chortens’ or Stupas in the right direction which is anticlockwise.