Ghoom Monestry , Darjeeling

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Photo of Ghoom Monestry , Darjeeling 1/14 by Mohit Singh Arora
Photo of Ghoom Monestry , Darjeeling 2/14 by Mohit Singh Arora

Ghum or Ghoom Monastery is the popular name of the Yiga Choeling Monastery located at Ghoom at an elevation of 8,000 feet, 8 km from Darjeeling in the State of West Bengal in India. It is the first ever Tibetan Buddhist monastery to be built in the Darjeeling region.

The Monastery belongs to the Gelukpa or the Yellow Hat sect and was constructed in 1850 by the famous Mongolian monk and astrologer, Sokpo Sherab Gyatso.

It is one of the main attraction to see while you are in Darjeeling , Stay inside for few minutes and pray/meditate with in calm and peaceful temple.

Photo of Ghoom Monestry , Darjeeling 3/14 by Mohit Singh Arora
Photo of Ghoom Monestry , Darjeeling 4/14 by Mohit Singh Arora
Photo of Ghoom Monestry , Darjeeling 5/14 by Mohit Singh Arora
Photo of Ghoom Monestry , Darjeeling 6/14 by Mohit Singh Arora
Photo of Ghoom Monestry , Darjeeling 7/14 by Mohit Singh Arora
Photo of Ghoom Monestry , Darjeeling 8/14 by Mohit Singh Arora
Photo of Ghoom Monestry , Darjeeling 9/14 by Mohit Singh Arora
Photo of Ghoom Monestry , Darjeeling 10/14 by Mohit Singh Arora
Photo of Ghoom Monestry , Darjeeling 11/14 by Mohit Singh Arora
Photo of Ghoom Monestry , Darjeeling 12/14 by Mohit Singh Arora

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghum_Monastery

Open Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM.

Entry : Free

Photo of Ghoom Monestry , Darjeeling 13/14 by Mohit Singh Arora
Photo of Ghoom Monestry , Darjeeling 14/14 by Mohit Singh Arora
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