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A traditional stupa in Gangtok built by Trulsi Rimpochee, head of the Nyingmapa order.
The stupa is surrounded by 108 prayer wheels - called as 'Mani' by the Tibetans.
These needs to be rotated in clockwise direction as it is in the direction of the...More
Do Drul Chorten Stupa is walking distance from the Research Institute of Tibetology...
But steep uphill pathway..
The stupa is surrounded by 108 prayer wheels all of which have mantras inscribed on them in Tibetan. If you rotate the prayer wheels, do it in clockwise...More
To be fair, unless you have a religious or historical bent of mind, if you have seen one monastery you have seen them all.
The Do Drul Chorten is situated close to the Institute of Tibetology ( which we skipped). However we decided to visit...More
Dro-dul Chorten is a stupa in Gangtok in the Indian state of Sikkim. The stupa was built by Trulshik Rinpoche, head of the Nyingma order of Tibetan Buddhism in 1945. Inside this stupa, a complete set of Dorjee Phurba, Kangyur relics (Holy Books) and other...More
This Chorten or stupa is located very close to the Institute of Tibetology. Its setting, even while being within the busy Gangtok city, is quite peaceful. It's surrounded by a thin but lush green forest with colorful Tibetan prayer flags hanging here and there, flapping...More
This place is located near Tibetology. It is a stupa and also is probably a monastery. I saw many cats when I went there, and I have been there twice. If you love cats, you may want to play with them if they are friendly....More
This is considered local and has many other attractions in the vicinity. Suggest you hire a car that can take you around for a lump sum. Going to each attraction on your own may turn out to be more expensive.