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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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  • Namdroling Monastery / Golden temple : is @ 40 km from Madikeri and 80km from Mysore. Right from entrance you can have feel of traditional Buddhist temple with all external , internal ambiance and fac...  more »
  • Very beautifully built with a lot of colourful murals. The monks are not very welcoming though, suppose, not all of them seem happy with so much of tourists around. The silence is lost with tourists/p...  more »
  • The Buddhist temple is home to many exiled lamas. The place has all the necessary things to give it the ambience of the north east. The prayers, the monastery, the practices and the constant sound of ...  more »
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