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It was a all together different experience. When we reached there some ritual was going on and we were not allowed in that part. We were allowed in the main area and the moment we entered we could feel internal peace. It was dark inside...More
Gangtok city has a lot of Tibetan monasterys and Enchey is one the less popular ones for tourists. If you have limited time you should first cover Chorten Monastery in Deorali which is accessible by cable car from Gangtok city. If you have some more...More
'Enchey' means Solitary and this Monastery which was earlier a Gompa and later got developed into a full fledged Monastery around a small village in Gangtok.The surrounding is very pleasant and serene and so we felt good visiting the place.
I found nothing special about this monastery after having seen Pemayangtse Monastery but then realized my mistake. People dont visit religious places just to see something spectacular or unique. A religious place is visited for its 'manyata' or faith that people have in it.