Monastries in India

Ajanta Caves

Recognised by the UNESCO, the Ajanta caves are a complex of 30 caves and are located at the outskirts of Jalgaon .. Experience more »

Ajanta Caves

Ellora Caves

Located in the Sahyadri Hills, the Ellora caves, representing the spirit of tolerance, were carved from volcanic rocks by the Rashtrakuta Dynasty. The .. Experience more »

Ellora Caves

Dhankar Monastery

Lying on a cliff at an elevation of 3894 metres, in the Spiti valley between the town of Tabo and Kaza, overseeing the Spiti River is the Dhankar Monastery. The word “Dhang&rdq.. Experience more »

Dhankar Monastery

Hemis Monastery

Hemis Monastery is situated in Hemis, Ladakh. Its history goes back a long way before the 11th century without the exact d.. Experience more »

Hemis Monastery

Mahabodhi Temple

The Mahabodhi temple situated in Bodh Gaya is a complex of six holy sites depicting the life and more importantly the Enlightenment of Lord Buddha. The Lotus Pond located just outsid.. Experience more »

Mahabodhi Temple

Namgyal Monastery

The Namgyal Monastery is a sacred place founded by Gendun Gyatso, the second Dalai Lama in 16th century Tibet. Located in Lhasa, this monastery is not just a holy place but is also a.. Experience more »

Namgyal Monastery

Rumtek Monastery

Situated about 24 km away from Gangtok, overlooking the city is one of the most sacred and important Buddhist site - the Rumtek Monastery. Formerly known as the DharmaChakra Centre, .. Experience more »

Rumtek Monastery

Sanchi

Sanchi located in the Raisen District, Madhya Pradesh, is well known for its remarkable architecture and Buddhist inspired art dating back to the Mauryan period. Formerly known Kakan.. Experience more »

Sanchi

Tawang Monastery

Perched over a mountain overlooking the Tawang Chhu Valley is the Tawang Monastery also known as Galden Namgyal Lhatse is the birthplace of the 6th Dalai Lama. This monastery establi.. Experience more »

Tawang Monastery

The Kye Monastery

Located at an altitude of 13,500 feet above sea level, near the Spiti Valley, Kye Monastery is set apart from all other monasteries for being the biggest and oldest monastery of the .. Experience more »

The Kye Monastery

The Thikse Monastery

The Thikse monastery is yet another monastery that is found in Ladakh, India. It belongs to the Tibetan Buddhists from a sect referred to as the yellow hat or Gelugpa. The monastery .. Experience more »

The Thikse Monastery
 

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