Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery, Punakha

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Located in a scenic location on a mountain ridge, Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery boasts traditional architecture, including a golden-tipped, large white stupa. Look for the 4.2 m (14 ft) bronze statue of Avalokiteshvara and depictions of notable lamas from the Drukpa Kagyu lineage. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Punakha holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • September 21, 2017
    The site where it is located around the mountains, it transmits peace. It is a monastery of nuns (not monks) paid by the father of l current Queen of the Kingdom. Inside it is also nice
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  • August 23, 2017
    It is a wonderfull nunnery Buddhist site, in the middle of Bhutan, I suggest the location, wonderfull place, wonderfull prana, very nice and brilliant open mind nunns.  more »
  • August 21, 2017
    I wont say its a must visit place of punakha, but a really very nice place to enjoy the view as well as to understand the culture of bhutan. To visit this place wont take more than 1 hr time but a nic...  more »
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  • November 7, 2016
    This is a Gatlinburg nuns by the Bhutanese Royal family monasticism hen houses, completed on April 25, 2015, by any of the four country because Wang 慶 third Queen Ashi Tshering Yangdon Wangchuck of Bhutan built 60 age Ting Chen. Temple worship here with a 14-foot, by Denver, not as refined as representing Bodhisattvas 銅 like Normal University, others still have an image of 蓮 peanut tuas, 釋 jiamouni 21, Tara, measureless life Buddha, and so on. Nuns in addition to daily school grind 習 Buddha, and general location method of Curriculum such as Textile Manufacturing, embroidery and Tang card manufacture for 藝 school. Sell view video of Zhuang yan SI South China port, sell 肅 Mu great Hall still felt something bhiksuni we usually don't live find out, but sell prohibited 攝 shadow Palace of all monasteries in Bhutan, Zhuang yan can't than Bodhisattvas San Jose can be saved only in the heart.
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Though a handful of hotels and resorts exist in Punakha, many visitors choose to stay in national capital Thimphu or a nearby town or village. Thimphu has the widest selection of accommodations, but you may want to consider one of the cozy spots tucked in the valley, just a 20- to 25-minute drive from Punakha. If you're having trouble finding lodging in Punakha, take a look at the nearby towns of Wolakha, Sopsokha, and Lobesa.
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