Monday, November 18, 2019

Jejuri Khandoba temple

Beautiful Hindu temple on the hill which is reached after almost 200 steps. The main temple of Khandoba - local deity in Maharashtra, initially...

Global Vipassana Pagoda

This pagoda is 96.12 m tall and has the largest stone dome in the world. Internal diameter of the dome is 85.15 m and...

Kesariya Stupa

One of the largest and tallest Buddhist Stupas in the world. Currently 32 meters high, but once was 46 meters high. Location, GPS coordinates: 26.3341 N...

Tawang Monastery

The largest Buddhist monastery in India and second largest in the world, founded in 1681. It contains an important library. Location, GPS coordinates: 27.5864 N 91.8572...

Rumtek Monastery

This Tibetan monastery is the largest monastery in Sikkim and is located in a beautiful setting. Initially it was built in the 16th century...

Thiksey Monastery

This is an impressive 12-floor monastery on a sacred hill. Its development started in the middle of the 15th century. Location, GPS coordinates: 34.0560 N 77.6667...

Phugtal Monastery

This monastery was founded in the early 12th century. It is located in unique, dramatic location; on a steep cliffside below the entrance to...

Key Gompa

This monastery could be founded in the middle of the 11th century. The buildings of the monastery cover a steep hill, thus creating a...

Dhankar Gompa

Located in dramatic setting, this village and Buddhist temple is on top of 300 metre high cliff. It was founded between the 7th and...

Sarnath

One of holiest sites for Buddhism, it is here that Buddha gave his first sermon. It contains numerous ancient and contemporary monasteries and temples,...