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Buddhist Temple, Itanagar

Features

Buddhist Temple is recently built with a yellow roofed shrine and has a Tibetan influence. The top location of the temple provides good views of Itanagar and the surrounding countryside. There is a stupa in front of the temple which carries the portrait of a Buddhist monk. It has a tree on its one of the sides which was planted by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

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Khinmey Monastery, Tawang

Features

Khinmey Monastery is the Nyingmapa monastery of Peling sub-sect founded by His Eminence 14th Thektse Rinpoche. The main prayer hall dominates the 50 feet great statue of 8th century Indian master Guru Padmasambava

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Tawang Monastery

Features

Tawang Monastery is Asia's second largest monastery and India's largest monastery. The monastery was built by Mera Lama Lodre Gyaltso during 17th century in accordance with the wishes of the 5th Dalai Lama. The main features of the monastery is the imposing three-storied assembly hall and the 28 ft. high golden statue of Lord Buddha. It has a residential building for the monks, a museum and a library which has an impressive collection of ancient books and manuscripts. The famous Buddhist gold inscribed scriptures Kangyur and Tangyur are preserved here.

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Urgyelling Monastery, Tawang

Features

Urgyelling Monastery is sacred place as it is the birth place of Thangyang Gyatso, the sixth Dalai Lama. It was built by Lama Urgen Zangpo in 15th century.

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