Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche Memorial House, Paro

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#6 of 10 in Museums in Bhutan
Located just outside a 7th-century monastery, Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche Memorial House is dedicated to one of the spiritual teachers of Bhutan's royal family. Featuring photographs, personal belongings, letters, and books written by Khyentse Rinpoche, the museum occupies the former residence of this Buddhist lama. The reception room where the guru spent years teaching his closest disciples and his bedroom are open to the public. Pay attention to the life-like statue of Rinpoche dressed up in ceremonial costume and hat. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche Memorial House is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Paro Edition.
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  • Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche was a great scholar and the main spiritual teacher of the Royal Family of Bhutan. This house was offered to him by Her Royal Majesty as a residence in 1970 and was used by him ...  more »
  • This is the place of Rinpoche dating back to 8th century with inner sanctum made of wood and many holy relics are centuries old . It has to be visited to understand how much in reverence this place in...  more »
  • definitely a scope where one breathes the past time, attended much to locals, a place where you can enjoy peace and spirituality, nice both architecturally and historically
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