Lava Jamgon Kongtrul Monastery, Lava

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  • July 4, 2017
    We visited the monastery in a drizzling June afternoon. This well maintained place of worship was vivid with lot of young monks, fallen leaves from the high trees, a chill breeze of the Himalayas. Thi...  more »
  • July 2, 2017
    Fantastic location and very clean. It is very peaceful too. Very near to Lava Bazar. Very nice view of Himalayas.  more »
  • May 31, 2017
    The monastery is located near the entry road of lava town, so one can easily drop by this place. One can get a beautiful view of the hills and valleys around if one takes a walk around the monastery. ...  more »
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  • May 23, 2017
    If you want to experience unique feeling of being in heaven and in mysterious cloud then you must visit this Buddhist monastery at Lava. The serenity of this place to be believed must be experienced. North Bengal is beautiful and Lava adds immensely to the beauty of the region.
  • July 16, 2017
    The place is high in the hills. Holy place for the Buddhist. Excellent view
  • January 13, 2017
    It felt like we have come to heaven. Clouds all around. The temple is serene. View from the Monastery on all sides is picturesque. A must see. But there are lots of tourists. Its a huge place so there is no inconvenience. A must see.
  • June 6, 2017
    This is a super place for them who want stay in a pleasant & cool also for spend some beautiful moments. For more Information Please e-mail or call - Nine Four Three Two Eight Five Zero Eight Four Six.
  • June 10, 2017
    Pleasant Experience 😊 Lava Jamgyong Kongtrul Monastery, popular as Lava Monastery, is situated in a small village 'Lava' in Darjeeling district of West Bengal (North Bengal). Let's check out few details of Buddhist Temple i.e., Lava Monastery. Jamgyong Kongtrul Monastery, Lava • Significance of Jamgyong Kongtrul Monastery, Lava: - Let’s check out why Jamgyong Kongtrul Monastery of Lava is famous (popular) and attracts tourists. Lava Monastery is also known as Jamgyong Kongtrul Monastery and Ratnarishi Bihar Buddhist Gumpha. Lava Monastery was established by Karma Lodro Chokyi Senge, who was the 3rd Kongtrul Rimpoche. Lava Monastery, Buddhist Temple, is one of the main attractions of Lava small hill town of North Bengal. • Best time to visit Jamgyong Kongtrul Monastery, Lava: - Tourists may visit Lava Monastery throughout the year. But, it’s recommended to avoid rainy (monsoon) season because of landslide prone road condition to Lava from Darjeeling or Kalimpong or Siliguri. • Nearby places to visit from Jamgyong Kongtrul Monastery, Lava: - Tourists visiting Lava Monastery should also visit Neora Valley, Lava Nursery, Rishyap, Tiffindara, Lolegaon Monastery and Lolegaon Canopy Walk. These are the sightseeing places in & around Lava of North Bengal. • How to go to Jamgyong Kongtrul Monastery? Route map of Jamgyong Kongtrul Monastery, Lava: - Now, let’s discuss where is Jamgyong Kongtrul Monastery, Lava and which route to follow to go to Jamgyong Kongtrul Monastery. Lava Monastery is located in Darjeeling district of North Bengal and only 34Kms from Kalimpong Town. Lava Hill tourist spot is situated at an altitude of 7000 ft. above sea level. Lava Monastery is situated on the heart of Lava Bazaar (Lava Market). Tourists booked rent car for sightseeing of Lava, Lolegaon & Rishyap; need not to worry because Lava Monastery is included in sightseeing places. Very few share cars available from Loleygaon, Kalimpong & Rishop to Lava are available for local people. • Accommodations near Jamgyong Kongtrul Monastery, Lava: - Now, let’s check out hotels, lodges, or any kind of rooms on rent are available or not near to Jamgyong Kongtrul Monastery. Lava, fast growing tourist spot in North Bengal, has so many home-stays, hotels & luxury resorts for the tourists visiting Lava. N.B.-(Lava Monastery, also known as Ratnarishi Bihar Buddhist Gumpa, is situated at Lava in Darjeeling District of West Bengal. This monastery was established by Karma Lodro Chokyi Senge, the third Kongtrul Rimpoche. Situated beside the large Neora Reservoir Lake, this religious residence is erected using brick and concrete. Due to the increase in the number of devotees and monks over the years, the facilities in Lava monastery were expanded. Today, the fourth Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche studies and trains here. )

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