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Phodong Monastery (Nivalink Trip Dated - 26 March 2010)
Phodong Monastery is a Buddhist monastery built in the early 18th century but an older monastery had pre-existed the current one. 9th Karmapa was invited by the king of Sikkim, where he founded three monasteries. Phodong is one of them. The monastery has a residence of approximately 260 monks and has a numerous collection of some ancient murals.
(Buddhist Monastery, High Altitude Monastery, Tibetan Buddhism)
Gangtok (38 Kms), Mangan (24 Kms)