Do Drul Chorten Monastery, Gangtok

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Admire the exquisite golden top of Do Drul Chorten Monastery, visible from many far-away spots in Gangtok. Built by Trulshik Rinpoche (a celebrated lama of the Nyingma order of Tibetan Buddhism) in 1945, the stupa drove away haunted evil spirits that were believed to rule the area. Read mantras inscribed on the 108 prayer wheels while turning them clockwise. Inside the stupa, find a complete set of holy books, Buddhist drums, and other relics. The stupa welcomes anyone to pray inside and charges no admission fee, although it graciously accepts donations. To visit Do Drul Chorten Monastery on your holiday in Gangtok, and find out what else Gangtok has to offer, use our Gangtok trip planner .
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  • It’s an absolutely serene and peaceful place of worship. The place in and around the temple is very beautiful.  more »
  • It is a Pillar as per monasteries culture. Main attraction is a temple in the premises just beside this pillar. you can go inside the temple and sit and watch everything.  more »
  • Situated nearer to Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Had known the importance of the holy wheels and also the people here. Make the rounds around the Stupa saying " Everyone should be Happy, Everyone S...  more »
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  • Nice place to learn something new about Buddhism.This place teaches you about Buddhism it's ideology and concepts. It's something out of the world and so simple but very good and pleasant for a human mind
  • You'll feel the holiness as you reach there. Such a happy place it was.
  • One of the sacred monasteries in Gangtok. Many tourists travel there to pray and get blessings of His Holiness the Drodup Rinpoche. The monasteryband the management is so kind and generous. Their hospitality is commendable. Nice surrounding and atmosphere to contemplate and meditate.
  • It's one of the richest monastery. Great place, though not very quiet. If you are planning to spend time in a lonely hall, then it's better to go to Rumtek.
  • Such a serene place, the park is a place where you can come and have peace. Free from the hustle and bustle of city life, it a place like no other.
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