Pemayangtse Gompa, Pelling
Pemayangtse Gompa, Pelling - Address, Ticket Price
Address: West Sikkim, Sikkim 737111
Ticket Price: 20 INR
Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
Timings: 07:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
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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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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.
Hello every body. I want to stay in Pemyangtse or Enchey Monastery. Do I just drop in or should I contact the monastery before hand? Thank you for your help. Regards Jose