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Golden Temple, Kodagu (Coorg)

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Embark in an exploration of the history and philosophy of Indian-Tibetan Buddhism at Golden Temple. Established in 1972 by Tibetan refugees, today it is a home for more than 7,000 monks and students. See the 12 m (40 ft) three huge golden Buddha statues, among the Tibetan-influenced art and architecture of the temple. Witness the religious rituals in the prayer hall with ceremonies conducted with trumpets and drums. Study the colorful paintings and transcriptions depicting gods and demons from Tibetan mythology. Near the temple you can shop for traditional Tibetan items like costumes, carpets, and statues. You can plan Kodagu (Coorg) trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • Very poorly managed as it was closed during our visit. Surprising there was no public intimation. People were coming from Far but all were returned as the temple was closed.  more »
  • Before I have seen any such temple so it was 1st time I was seeing a tebetian like temple.Beautiful interior, beautiful wall art and golden statue.really mesmerizing.you can ask monks to have a photo ...  more »
  • The Namdroling Nyingmapa Monastery is the largest teaching center of the Nyingma lineage of Tibetan Buddhism in the world. Located in Bylakuppe,which is a part of Mysuru district, Karnataka, the monas...  more »

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By far the greatest number of accommodations in the region of Kodagu lies in the town of Madikeri. Here, a good number of hotels large and small, luxury and basic, cluster around the town center and its suburbs. If planning on getting out to see the region regularly, consider staying in one of the hotels along the main regional roads. Some of the more remote areas feature luxury retreats, with a wealth of amenities including spas and swimming pools.
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