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Tashiding Monastery, Yuksom

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According to legend, the site for Tashiding Monastery was chosen by a guru, who shot an arrow from his bow and decided that the building would be constructed on the spot where it landed. Sitting at an altitude of 1,465 m (4,806 ft), the hilltop monastery offers memorable views over the surrounding mountainous landscape. Embark on the 40-minute uphill walk to reach the monastery, where you can appreciate its humble but attractive architecture. Make Tashiding Monastery a centerpiece of your Yuksom vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Yuksom trip planner .
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  • This is one of the main Holy Land of the Lotus Peanut Tuas in wide gold, it was built very, very many stupa, there was an old gentleman on the side knocking on the Monish version, you can buy a small piece home swing, from Gangtok come here to open four hours of car, the mountain road is not easy, but very worthwhile!
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  • A beautiful monastery, a must to see on your to-do list in West Sikkim. Serene, peaceful and active monastery.  more »
  • In 2015 we ( my wife and I ) have been for about 30 days traveling through Sikkin, and I have been following Tibetan Buddhism since my 18 years of age, visiting the temples is monasteries, they were p...  more »
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  • Oldest, Tashiding means “The Devoted Central Glory” and the monastery by this name was founded in 1641 by Ngadak Sempa Chempo Phunshok Rigzing who belonged to the Nyingma sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Ngadak was one of the three wise men who held the consecration ceremony crowning the first King of Sikkim at Yuksom. It was extended and renovated in 1717 during the reign of the third ChogyalChakdor Namgyal.
  • Good meditation, beautiful, but dark paintings inside, nice area to walk around and several hidden treasures.
  • Monastery truly blessed by Guru Padmasambhava (Guru Rempochee) and the cave where he had done long-life medidation ! #Tashiding #Sikkim #Darjeelicious
  • Just mesmerising 💕
  • One of the holiest Monastery of Sikkim. Needs a small climb. Serene.
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