Phodong Monastery

Phodong Monastery

  • Gangtok
  • Sikkim
  • India
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Amont Things to Do in Gangtok
  • Celebrate On It is celebrated on the 28th and 29th day of the 10th Tibetan month (around December).
  • Best Time to Visit March to late May, October to Mid-December
  • Built In Early 18th Century

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Phodong Monastery, Gangtok Overview

State : Sikkim, in the north eastern state of India. Best time to Travel : March to late May, October to Mid-December. Significance : The Pilgrimage Centre. Location :Phodang Monastery is situated in the northern part of Sikkim, India.

 

Phodong monastery, which belongs to the Karugpa Sect, is about a kilometre uphill by a jeepable road that bifurcates from the North Sikkim highway. It was built by the Chogyal Gyurmed Namgyal in the first quarter of the 18th century. The main annual puja is performed on the 28th and 29th day of the tenth month of the tibetan calendar when the religious chaams or dances are also performed.

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