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Tashi Jong Monastery

, Palampur

  (part of Dharamsala region)

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A monastery of recent origin, Tashijong is a community rather than a monastery. It encompasses a small stratum of the Tibetan refugees where one can see the dwellings of the people in exile. This monastery depicts structures at different levels, there is a college for freshers and a Tibetan restaurant. The main shrine is placed on a top platform at the fag end of a garden.

It’s curved roofs with red and golden colour ornamentation portrays prayer flags that waves with the gentle breeze. A thick loom like stupa, which is typical of a Buddhist shrine, adorns the extreme side of the garden. Secondary prayer halls where the monks carry out their routine prayers flank the garden.

Apart from its religious significance, the monastery holds an excellent craft emporium where one can get exquisite Tibetan artifacts. One of the alluring sites in Palampur, this monastery offers the imposing scenery of the Kangra valley and the near by surroundings. Its serene and tranquil ambiance makes every visitor forget all the hustle and bustle of the day to day life. Do not miss to visit this holy abode of Buddha!
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A Tryst With The Green Valley - Palampur

  by Akshay Balraj  on Apr 21, 2010
Palampur is a sweet little village which is at perfect harmony with nature. Let your spirits free by exploring the various attractions in Palampur!
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