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Best Monasteries in Sikkim

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We all know that Sikkim is best place for meditation. Due to this, there are a numerous monasteries located in the divine hilltops of the state. As of now, there are more than two best monasteries in sikkim for the purpose of meditation. Some of the most visited and so popular monasteries include Rumtek, Pemayangtse and the Tashiding. Rumtek is located in Gangtok, whereas both Pemayangtse and the Tashiding is located in West Sikkim. Other monasteries that we should not give a miss include Karma Kagyu, Enchey monastery and the Sanga-Choeling monastery. Karma Kagyu located in Phodong ( North Sikkim) has an age of around 200 years in teaching the morals. Enchey monastery is located in Gangtok, whereas the old Sanga-Choeling monastery can be easily arrived on foot from the place Pelling. Some of the popular festivals conducted by these monasteries include Losar in February or March, Tse Chu featuring Buddhist dances held in July at Rumtek and several others. Chaarm festival conducting by Enchey in December or January is another grand festival to watch out.



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