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Travel to the Buddhist Monasteries in Himachal Pradesh

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The beautiful state of Himachal Pradesh is a major tourist hub as travellers from all over the world come here to enjoy the scenic beauty of nature. The many hills, forests and lakes make you feel like this place is indeed heaven on earth. Also, it has many attractions that make it a great travel destination.

One of the many attractions are the Buddhist monasteries that are spread across the state. It gives an educational insight about the art of Buddhism and also amazes visitors with its architectural beauty. Here is a small guide to the Buddhist monasteries you must visit when travelling to Himachal Pradesh.

Dhankar Gompa
  

Dhankar Gompa

A scenic view of Dhankar Gompa.

Photo Courtesy: Sushant gupta

 

Gandhola Monastery
  

Gandhola Monastery

Devotees walking towards the Gandhola Monastery.

Photo Courtesy: John Hill

 

Key Monastery
  

Key Monastery

Picturesque view of the Key Monsatery.

Photo Courtesy: 4ocima

 

Kibber Monastery
  

Kibber Monastery

Tombs of the monks at Kibber Monastery.

Photo Courtesy: Nivedita Ravishankar

 

Lhalung Monastery
  

Lhalung Monastery

Prayer wheels at the Lhalung Monastery.

Photo Courtesy: John Hill

 

 

Namgyal Monastery
  

Namgyal Monastery

Stairs leading to the Namgyal Monastery.

Photo Courtesy: Dave Kleinschmidt

 

Rewalsar Gompa
  

Rewalsar Gompa

Statue of Padmasambhava at Rewalsar Gompa.

Photo Courtesy: John Hill

 

Tabo Monastery
  

Tabo Monastery

Chortens at Tabo Monastery.

Photo Courtesy: John Hill

 

Tangyud Monastery
  

Tangyud Monastery

Young monks studying outside the Tangyud Monastery.

Photo Courtesy: John Hill

 

 

Tayul Monastery
  

Tayul Monastery

A sea of monks at the Tayul monastery.

Photo Courtesy: Evan Lovely

 

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