Seek Holiness of Buddhism in Tibetan Monasteries in Manali


Regarded as one of the most visited hill stations of India, Manali, which is lovingly called the ‘Valley of the Gods’, also offers its visitors the chance of paying a visit to the Tibetan Buddhist monasteries. You get this chance in this tourist destination as a number of people of the Tibetan original have inhabited in this charming destination.

Famous Tibetan Monasteries in Manali

During the tour of Manali, you would find a number of tourist attractions. The Tibetan Monasteries are the main ones of them. Among the monasteries of this destination, the two main ones, which attract a number of visitors from all parts of the country as well as the world, are the Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa, and the Himalayan Nyingmapa Gompa (Himalayan Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple). Being a must visit during the tour of Manali, these beautiful Tibetan monasteries are a storehouse for Tibetan culture, crafts and literature.

Nestled near the busy road of Old Manali, the Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa, which was built in 1969 A.D., is blessed with the finely adorned interiors, along with a beautiful statue of Lord Buddha in spite of occupying a small area. This Tibetan monastery has a well maintained garden situated outside it, perfect for meditation. The people, who are willing to pay a visit to the Himalayan Nyingmapa Gompa, can proceed to the point near the Market square of Manali.


Regarded as one of the most famous and most ancient tourist attractions of Manali, Tibetan Monasteries are a must visit during the tour of Manali. A great number of Tibetan people live in Kullu Manali, so these charming monasteries have been built here. The main attractions in these monasteries are the handicrafts of the Tibetan artistry and the carpets, that are sold and woven in these monasteries. You would get the chance of viewing the paintings depicting of the events from the life of Lord Buddha by paying a visit to any of these Tibetan monasteries.

Offering the aroma of incense sticks, the sounds of chant of the hymns, and the rotating prayer wheels, these charming monasteries, which present a divine ambiance for their visitors, are also very renowned for their handicrafts, especially paintings and carpets. These Tibetan monasteries are perfect for those who are willing to get relief of their stress. One feels these monasteries like a heaven on earth. If you manage to visit any of these charming Tibetan monasteries, you would find the excellent view of the rich culture and history of the Tibetan people, living in Kullu and Manali. Several small shops from these Tibetan monasteries offer the visitors a number of beautiful handicrafts and carpets, made by the Tibetan people residing near these charming Tibetan monasteries.

How to Approach Tibetan Monasteries


These Tibetan Monasteries, which are located at Siyal in Manali, can be reached by using the Gompa Road.

Overall, it can be undoubtedly said that the Tibetan Monasteries are a must visit during the tour of Kullu Manali. In case of being willing to pay a visit to any of these charming Tibetan Monasteries, you can book Kullu Manali Holiday Packages . All of these tour packages, which are affordable to the budget for all types of people, can also be customized according to the choice of the clients. For getting more information, you can also visit us online at: At last, I want to say that you must pay a visit to the Tibetan Monasteries of Manali once at least in your life. I hope that your visit to these charming monasteries would become unforgettable till all the life long.


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