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Pemayangtse Monastery, Geyzing

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#12 of 26 in Historic Sites in Sikkim
Religious Site · Tourist Spot
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 Geyzing using our Geyzing travel route builder website.
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  • Considered one of the most important monastery belonging to the Nyingma order of Tibetan Buddhism, Pemayangtse monastery said to be founded around 1647-48 AD and established fully as a monastery in...  more »
  • 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 »

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