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Urgelling Monastery-Birth Place of Dalai Lama

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Urgelling Monastery in Tawang

This is the birth place of the 6th H.H Dalai Lama. There is a very helpful staff and literature inside and outside the monastery. The place is serene and peaceful. Do not miss the quick trek around the place which offers the view to the beautiful natural landscape Tawang offers.

With the modern day architecture, the place has a double storied main temple, an assembly hall with eight pillars, an altar room with four pillars, a deity with two pillars, a residential quarter for His Holy Highness the sixth Dalai Lama, a chapel to practice the Tantrik methods.

Special in Urgelling Monastery: Losar and Torgya festivals in winters

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Location:
Tawang
Arunachal Pradesh, India
Ticket / Cost / Expenses:
NA
Time people usually spend here:
4 hours
Altitude / Height:
8789 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
27.5812050°N, 91.8438882°E
Distance from Tawang to Urgelling Monastery
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Content of this page was last updated at Dec 3, 2016