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Tango Buddhist Institute, Thimphu

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Built into the steep, rugged crags of the Thimpu Valley, Tango Buddhist Institute features impressive architecture adorned with ornate artworks. The site was established between the 12th and 13th centuries on what a local legend claims was a holy location in which Avalokiteshvara revealed himself as "the self-emanated form of the Wrathful Hayagriva." You'll see countless Buddhist artifacts and relics here, including a statue of the Buddha made in gold and copper. Plan to visit Tango Buddhist Institute and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Thimphu attractions using our Thimphu vacation trip planner.
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  • Our itineraries are always produced in a very unique manner as our tour destinations are exotic and this is my style of respecting the Country as a whole by doing differently from other visitors or to...  more »
  • The Tango Goemba site has had religious significance since the 12th century when it was the home of the Lama who brought the Drukpa Kagyupa school of Buddhism to Bhutan. The monastery was built there ...  more »
  • While in Thimphu it is worth to drive unto Dodena and then hike to either Tango Monastery or Chari Monastery. It is from this place where Zhabdrung first started the monastic institute of Bhutan. It n...  more »
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  • Great place of Spirit and Education
  • Lama dhang gyenpo.
  • Spent time here- extremely welcoming and open