Tashiding Monastery

Tashiding Monastery

Tashiding Monastery in Gangtok India - Get detailed information on Tashiding Monastery like How To Reach, Where To Stay, Best Time To Visit, Tashiding Monastery Photos, Reviews, Attraction & Activities
  • Gangtok
  • Sikkim
  • India
India
#8
Amont Things to Do in Gangtok
  • Established
    1717
  • Time Required
    Around 1 to 2 hours

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Tashiding Monastery, Gangtok Overview

Tashiding Monastery in Gangtok India - Get detailed information on Tashiding Monastery like How To Reach, Where To Stay, Best Time To Visit, Tashiding Monastery Photos, Reviews, Attraction & Activities

This is another important monastery belonging to the Nyingmapa order and is about 40 Kms. from Gyalshing by road via Legship (West Sikkim). It lies nestled on the top of a hill that looms up between the Rathong river and the Rangit river and is surrounded by a profusion of Prayer flags that flutter in the air.

 

There are also many chortans dedicated to some Chogyals and some religious personalities of Sikkim. Carved skillfully on stone plates surrounding th emonastery are holly Buddhist mantras like "Om Mane Padme Hum" by the master crafts man Yanchong Lodil. The monastery was built in 1717 by Ngadak Sempa Chembo during the reign of the third Chogyal Chakdor Namgyal.

 

The sacred ceremony of Bumchu is held here at midnight of the 14th & 15th of the first Tibetan month. There is a bus service from Gyalshing to Tashiding. Atrekkers hut is available for the tourist at Tashiding.

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