Tibetan Monastery Coorg – Guide
The Golden Temple Coorg or Bylakuppe or Namdroling Tibetan Monastery or Golden Monastery of Buddhism is conveniently located in the culturally rich Bylakuppe which claims to be the second largest settlement of refugees from Tibet. The magnificent Golden Temple is one of the most serene religious places to visit in Coorg and can be easily visited by road from Coorg and Bangalore.
Tibetan Monastery Coorg Timings
Tibetan Monastery Coorg opens at 9:00 AM in the morning and close at 7:00 PM in the evening.
|Monday||9:00 am – 6:00 pm|
|Tuesday||9:00 am – 6:00 pm|
|Wedesday||9:00 am – 6:00 pm|
|Thursday||9:00 am – 6:00 pm|
|Friday||9:00 am – 6:00 pm|
|Saturday||9:00 am – 6:00 pm|
|Sunday||9:00 am – 6:00 pm|
History of Golden Temple Coorg
The magnificent Namdroling Tibetan Monastery Coorg was built in Bylakuppe in 1963. Bylakuppe was first produced in 1961 by the famous Lugsam Samdupling. Later in 1969 it was worked on by Dicilaroso. The monastery came into existence because of Drubwang Pn Rinpoche.
With over five thousand nuns and monks who are currently a part here, the famous Tibetan Golden Temple is surprisingly the greatest teacher of the ancient Buddhist lineage of the art of Nyingmapa. With its intricately detailed structure and peaceful atmosphere, the Namdroling Buddhist Monastery is a major attraction here. Tourists from all over the world attract a lot of awe and respect by seeing young Buddhist enthusiasts who dedicate themselves to the Dharma.
Place to visit near this Temple
Nagarhole National Park
Nagarhole National Park is one of the most famous wildlife sanctuaries in India. It houses a wide variety of flora and fauna that will astound you! Apart from many animal species, you can spot about 270 different species of birds. It is one of the major tiger reserves along with the adjoining tiger reserves. Even though it is still under consideration by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, we say it is one of the best Coorg sightseeing places.
Kaveri Nisargadhama, is an attractive picnic spot located just two kms from Kushalnagar town. Situated on the banks of river Kaveri, this 64 km long river island offers the perfect place to relax in the lap of nature: dense forests, lush bamboo groves, chirping birds, rabbits, peacocks, deer and what not. The main attraction of this island is the hanging rope bridge that connects the outside world to this spectacular place hidden amidst dense trees.
The beauty of Mandalpatti is best defined by its name, which translates as ‘cloud market’ or ‘mist’ in the local language. Situated at an altitude of about 4050 feet, this hilltop is a part of the Pushpagiri Reserve Forest and offers one of the most picturesque views of the region. You can use either of the two routes for this viewpoint – via Abbey Falls Junction which is shorter or via Makkanduru which offers panoramic views.
How to reach Tibetan Monastery Coorg
By Air- The nearest airport from Tibetan Monastery Coorg is Mysore/ Bangalore airport. From here you can easily reach this temple by using local transport services or taxi.
By Train- Krishnarajanagara is the nearest railway station to the Tibetan Monastery or golden temple coorg. From there you can hire a cab to reach the monastery.
By Road- There are many buses for Kushalnagar from nearby cities like Bangalore. From there you can hire a taxi to reach the Tibetan Monastery of Coorg.
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