Ngadak Monastery, Namchi
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Address: Near Ngadak Town, Namchi, India
Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
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About Ngadak Monastery, Namchi
Located in Namchi, this beautiful monastery was built during the reign of Chogyal Gyurmed Namgyal. According to the history, this monastery is said to be one of the oldest monasteries of Sikkim. The primary attraction of the monastery is a 135 feet tall statue of Guru Padmasambhava sitting on a lotus. This remarkable statue was placed on the top of Samdruptse hill. However, the original structure of the monastery was destroyed due to earthquake. The structure that you see today is supported by iron railings. Local says that this monastery is also called the center of tantra. You can make out from the paintings done on the walls of the monastery that depicts Dakini, with three eyes, wearing tantric jewelry and standing naked in a dancing posture.
Stroll in the surrounding areas of the monastery and you will come across many medicinal plants as well.
Ngadak Monastery Opening and Closing Hours
- Recommended time to visit is 11am to 3pm.
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Ngadak Monastery, Namchi Reviews
It is one of most beautiful monastery in Gangtok. It front of the monastery there is a huge space. One can enjoy the beautiful seen around the monastery as its covered by mountain all side.