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Zong Dhog Palri Fo Brang Monastery

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Address: Durpin Hill, Kalimpong, India

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Went to listen to the daily prayers and chatted to a young monk. Very interesting. Also say the Indian army keeping fit

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 January 2017
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were residing at Morgan House. On a sunny chilly breezy Sunday morning, me and my wife decided to walk to the Gumpha. As gathered from Wikipedia, this Gumpha was consecrated by the Honourable Dalai Lama in 1976. The monastery holds in its reliquary 108 volumes of the Kangyur, as well as other holy books and scrolls that were moved... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Went to listen to the daily prayers and chatted to a young monk. Very interesting. Also say the Indian army keeping fit

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Thank Jean M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

This is a small monastery on Durpin hill, which is why it os often referred to as Durpin Gompha by the locals. While we were told this has great views, we were not lucky to see any as it was very cloudy. We reached around prayer time in the afternoon, so it was really nice to hear the chants. We... More 

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Thank Jajabor1991
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Very nice monastery, you have less restriction, and you can visit inside even when the monks are chanting. Ideal for photographers. The Durpin hill itself offers great panoramic views.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Small monastery at this Durpin hill is nicely done and clean place. Surroundings are also nice and view is good too.

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Thank Deepak2014
Siliguri, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice and clean Monastery having lots of views. We have enjoyed this Monastery tour. Having very good view from all open side of Monastery

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kolkata
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The Monastery was nice, offered scenic views. Inside the Monastery were beautiful thankas and a statue of Buddha. Monks were there chanting hymns. It was a serene atmosphere. The bells on the corridor surrounding the Monastery added to the charm.

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kolkata
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

A nice monastery to visit. We went in December. The atmosphere is very serene with beautiful painting on the wall.

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Thank MountainloverKolkata
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

amazing monastery with the spectacular full range view of K2 (Kanchanzunga)...just loved it its a heaven.

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Bhubaneswar, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

A nice monastery which houses scores of ancient Budhist scripts brought by Tibetan monks for their Great Lord Shri Padmasambhaba.

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