Tashijong and Sherabling Monastery

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ABOUT EXPERIENCE 

Sherabling Monastery Situated in the foothills of Kangra Valley is Palpung Sherabling Monastery the seat of the XIIth Kenting Tai Situpa in India. A quiet walk through the pine forest with colourful Buddhist prayer flags on the sides of the road takes you to the gompa. The monastery has shrine halls, a monastic college, a school, a library, a museum, an exhibition hall and a dispensary, and all these are nestled deep inside the pine forest. It’s like a different world altogether in the middle of serene nature where cheerful kids, youth and old seem to be celebrating life. There is a small canteen behind the main prayer hall where you can have noodles, thukpa, tea etc. Be there during sunset to enjoy an amazing view, when the golden rays engulf the entire forest, fields and villages. Pulping Sherabling (Sherabling Monastery), , is situated in the gentle pine forested foothills of the Kangra valley. The thirty acres of land are formed by three south sloping ridges. Tashi Jong Buddhist Monastery is situated about 2 Kms from Taragarh . The monastery is located in Tashi Jong village, which is a small rural area situated between Paprola and Taragarh. Home to the Drugpa Kagyu tradition of Buddhism, this monastery is one of the schools of Kagyu tradition established by 8th Khamtrul Rinpoche, Dongyu Nyima. The monastery complex houses the main temple, the stupa of Khamtrul Rinpoche, and the Yamantak Retreat Center which is restricted to the general public. Designed by Khamtrul Rinpoche, the entire building is adorned with woodcarving, gilding and painting. Several manifestation of Buddha has also been placed in the monastery including the Buddha Shakyamuni. Apart from being a monastery, Tashi Jong is an excellent craft emporium, where Tibetan artifacts are available.

DURATION

2-3 hrs.

INCLUDES & TERMS

– Min. Pax 2
- Transpotation
– Refresement

PRICE

Rs. 2500 Per Trip /Vehicle