Pemayangtse Gompa, Pelling

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: West Sikkim, Sikkim 737111, Pelling, India
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 20 INR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Monastery
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About Pemayangtse Gompa, Pelling

Sikkim is replete with monasteries that exhibit Buddhist faith and its culture. Pemayangtse monastery is one of the oldest monasteries of Sikkim that was constructed in the 17th century by Lama Lhatsun Chempo. Although quite humble when it was constructed, this monastery was subsequently renovated to grand proportions by Jigme Pawo, the third re-embodiment of Lhatsun Chempo. The name of the monastery can be literally translated as “Perfect Sublime Lotus” signifying the sublimate Buddhist faith and religion. Nestled in the beauty of nature, this monastery is set on a hilltop (2100m) overlooking the Rabdentse ruins. There are two floors of this monastery that exhibit:

  • The ground floor features a central Buddha, while upstairs fierce-looking statues depict all eight reincarnations of Padmasambhava.
  • On the top floor is an astounding seven-tiered model representing Padmasambhava’s heavenly abode of Zangtok Palri, handmade over five laborious years by a single dedicated lama.

Pemayangtse monastery is situated just 1.5km from Upper Pelling, along the road to Geyzing. You can easily combine its visit with that Rabdentse ruins.

How To reach Pemayangtse Gompa by Public Transport

  • Walking distance from Pelling centre.

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Things to Know Before Visiting Pemayangtse Gompa

  • 47.68% of people who visit Pelling include Pemayangtse Gompa in their plan

  • 30.78% of people start their Pemayangtse Gompa visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Pemayangtse Gompa

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Pemayangtse Gompa

People normally club together Rabdentse Ruins and Sanga Choeling Monastery while planning their visit to Pemayangtse Gompa.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Pemayangtse Gompa, Pelling Reviews

  • Well & Nice Historical Place . Coldest Weather . Thanks To All .

  • Brilliant monastry. Awesome experience. Very peaceful and educational. Simply must visit place.

  • One of the oldest monasteries..

  • Very peaceful place. Beautiful!! Must see

  • Here you will found very huge "MANE". MANE means a huge round rotatary thing.

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