Do-Drul Chorten

About Do-Drul Chorten:

Do-drul Chorten is a stupa in Gangtok in the Indian state of Sikkim. The stupa was built by Trulshik Rinpoche, head of the Nyingma order of Tibetan Buddhism in 1945. Inside this stupa is a complete set of Dorjee Phurba, Kangyur (Holy Books) and other religious objects. Around the stupa are 108 Mani Lhakor or prayer wheels.

The stupa is surrounded by Chorten Lakahang and Guru Lakhang, where two statues of Guru Rinpoche are present. Next to the Chorten is a monastery for young Lamas with a shrine containing huge images of Padmasambhava and his manifestation, Guru Snang – Sid Zilzon. It is located about 500 meters above the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology.

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Best Time to Visit: October, November, Autumn, December, January, Winter, February, March, Spring
Location: Gangtok, Sikkim, India

How to Reach There:

Airport: Pakyong Airport

The nearest Airport Pakyong Airport . We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Pakyong Airport to Do-drul Chorten is 107.6Kms

Railway Station: New Jalpaiguri Junction

The nearest Railway Station is New Jalpaiguri Railway Station. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between New Jalpaiguri Railway Station to Do-drul Chorten is 116kms.

Bus Stand: SNT Bus Stand

The nearest Bus Stand is SNT Bus Stand. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between SNT Bus Stand to Do-drul Chorten is 2.9Kms

Image Credits: Google

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