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Pemayangtse Monastery, Sikkim

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One of the oldest monasteries in the state, Pemayangtse Monastery provides a glimpse into the life of ta-tshang--"monks of pure Tibetan lineage." Colorful paintings and sculptures decorate the walls and halls of this three-storey structure--the top floor houses an intricate seven-tiered wooden model of the universe that took his creator, Dungzin Rimpoche, five years to complete. Arrange to visit Pemayangtse Monastery and other attractions in Pelling using our Pelling travel route builder website.
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  • It is on the way to Pelling. If morning prayers are over, vehicle is allowed upto footsteps or else will require to walk uphill road atleast 800 meters.  more »
  • This is a very important and large monastery (built 1705) with an active community of monks. If you are lucky you will be able to hear them chanting their daily prayers as you wonder at the...  more »
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