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World India Sikkim Gangtok Phensong Monastery

Phensong Monastery , Gangtok

Type of Destination
Historical, Heritage, Pilgrimage
Languages Spoken
Bhutia, Lepcha, Hindi & English
Phensong Monastery Altitude
1579m

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About Phensong Monastery

Phensong or Phensang Monastery is a very old monastery. It’s been around right since 1721 and the heritage comes through when one interacts with the inmates of the place. They bear a culture that is ancient and deeply insightful. One feels a sort of calm settle over the mind and body here. The history of Jigme Pawo coupled with the ancient evergreen mountains gives a sense of timelessness to the place. Home to approximately 300 monks, this place hosts a grand mind blowing fiesta during the first winter month of the Tibetian calendar. Do visit it if you want to bear witness to unforgettable cultural beauty.

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