Namdroling Monastery, Kushalnagar

A visit to Namdroling Monastery allows you to see how monks and nuns attend and live in a religious college dedicated to the Buddha's teachings of wisdom and compassion. Known as the largest educational center of the Nyingma lineage (the oldest of four) of the Tibetan Buddhism, the monastery houses nearly 5,000 male and female devotees. See how a small bamboo temple constructed in 1959 evolved into a major religious institution that welcomes all types of travelers. Using our world travel planner, Kodagu (Coorg) attractions like Namdroling Monastery can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The Monastry is nice but it is really crowded. You are not allowed inside. So you have to visit the place only to click some pics from the outside.  more »
  • It was nice to visit place like this. The architecture was too good. Little noisy place. it would be great if it was a quite area.  more »
  • This is the largest budhist monastery in South India but not many people are aware about this. I visited this place in Feb 2018 and the experience was wonderful. You can see budhist monks chanting ins...  more »
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  • Visited many times. wonderful experience. you can see many monks there. The temple has a peaceful atmosphere. The garden around the temple is so beautiful. Lot of tourists visit the place each day.
  • It's a Monastery for heaven's sake not a weekend getaway ! So don't expect bathrooms n restaurants etc. Free entry thus tons of tourists on weekends/holidays. Please be respectful of the place and appreciate the Superb Architecture. Unfortunately not much info for tourists. No guides. Ample street parking. Need 1-2 hours to soak-in.
  • Place is good. But due to noisy tourists just clicking photos you will not find the peace which you expect when visit such places. Interior architecture is awesome. Three huge statutes all in gold color looks mesmerizing. Shoe stand is there inside the campus so no need to come barefoot from the car parking.
  • A surreal experience. It has a vibe of peace of prosperity that's unmatched. Adding to it is artistic graffiti, stories of Buddha, scriptures all over the monastery. There are shops where you could buy flags, keychains etc within the complex. These are handmade by the monks living there.
  • Nothing much to see. Earlier we could visit the idol very nearly but now all restrictions. People interested in painting or art can go. Otherwise nothing much to see.
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