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Tashiding Monastery, Yuksom

#3 of 7 in Historic Sites in West Sikkim
Religious Site · Landmark
According to legend, the site for Tashiding Monastery was chosen by a guru, who shot an arrow from his bow and decided that the building would be constructed on the spot where it landed. Sitting at an altitude of 1,465 m (4,806 ft), the hilltop monastery offers memorable views over the surrounding mountainous landscape. Embark on the 40-minute uphill walk to reach the monastery, where you can appreciate its humble but attractive architecture. Make Tashiding Monastery a centerpiece of your Yuksom vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Yuksom trip planner.
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  • Tashi Ding is an active monastery in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. I recently visited to attend the cremation of my Tibetan master. The monastery was established in the 1600's. There are two holy...  more »
  • We deliberately stopped in Tashiding to visit this ancient monastery, stayed at the wonderful new Rabney Residency hotel. In the morning we visited the monastery and our dream came true! But it...  more »
  • This is a Buddhist monastery of the Nyingma sect of Tibetan Buddhism in Western Sikkim, northeastern India. It is located on top of the hill rising between the Rathong chu and the Rangeet river. This monastery can be reached only by trekking.
  • Nice place in west sikkim for family vacations .one can approach this place form legship as well as from yaksum. Place is located at the top of the mountaian. This monestrey is one of the most scared place. View of kanchanjanga is awesome from this place . This monestry is one of the peaceful place of budhist and tibbitian.Monks do their dharma study here. Back side of monestery there is a rock according to local people when one put his ear on the rock vibration of river flowing observed at this rock.

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