Ghoom Monastery

Ghoom Monastery, Darjeeling

Ghoom Monastery
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rskmcg
Kottayam, India525 contributions
Just another monastery
Nov. 2021
Visited at the entry point to the city. Clean and well maintained. Very small space with few persons around. Small coffee shop also.
Written 21 November 2021
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Deboli D
Hyderabad, India89 contributions
Ghoom monastry
Mar. 2020 • Solo
First let me tell you this is one of the oldest monastry. Structure is beautiful and authentically made. I came here long back in 1984 . I had a huge impact that time . So inspite of bad health I decided I will start my day with a prayer at this ageold beautiful monastry. It was really dissapointing to see how it was maintained. The candles were also not properly placed ..there was no praying atmosphere .,no chanting nothing. The beautiful Buddha was sitting alone. Monks were more eager to close the gate..They opened the gate though for me to enter..,I was the sole visitor there.I would request everyone to visit this place and make it the way it was when we were teenagers.
Written 14 March 2020
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Travel_Revival
Melbourne, Australia1,143 contributions
Mist-ical
Feb. 2020
Arrived just as the mist set in, creating an eerie atmosphere and enhancing the spiritual aura. Photos are allowed inside (for a small donation) and you are free to roam around, absorbing the history of the many relics on display.
Written 3 March 2020
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HemantPratap
Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India42 contributions
Buddhists' Religious Place
May 2019 • Family
Ghoom Monastery is one of the attraction in local site seen plan of Darjeeling. 30 Minutes are enough to visit it.
Written 7 February 2020
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Mander Mukherjee
Kolkata (Calcutta), India313 contributions
Peace
Dec. 2019 • Friends
Located in Ghoom. It is one of the must go place for anybody visiting Ghoom. The statue of Lord Buddha is big. The place has a canteen inside its premises. One may also buy local artefacts from inside the premises.
Written 23 December 2019
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Sightsee737349
McLeod Ganj, India592 contributions
Beautiful monastery
Oct. 2019 • Friends
This is a beautiful monastery of Darjeeling which is known for its cultural prosperity . Such a peaceful place it is . Highly recommended
Written 26 November 2019
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Jennifer W
Edinburgh, UK75 contributions
Authentic
Oct. 2019
This isn't the most ornate buddhist temple that i've visited on my travels, however it's beautifully decorated and delightfully authentic.
Written 12 November 2019
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792Carol_H
Newtown, Australia1,440 contributions
Just Average
May 2019
Samten Choling (Ghoom) Monastery has around 200 monks and is a Buddhist Monastery; however, they do not follow the Dali Lama teachings. This was interesting but you could miss it if you have seen heaps on monastiers like we have during our month long trip. Nothing special
Written 6 October 2019
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DrKSRaman
Kodaikanal, India66 contributions
Buddist Monastery
Sep. 2019
The Monastery is clean and nicely maintained. In the top, the narration of the life of Budda are inscribed. Worth going.
Written 1 October 2019
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Sohrab Dilbaghi
New Delhi, India14 contributions
Beautiful experience
Sep. 2019 • Family
My first time visit to this place.Nice experience.Though its a small monastary but teaches a great deal about differnt cultures.You may buy small soveniers aswell.
Written 22 September 2019
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