Salugara Monastery in Darjeeling

Salugara Monastery Overview

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Salugara Monastery, located about 6 km away from the main city of Siliguri, is one of the most revered sites for Buddhists. This well-known monastery was set up by some Tibetan monks, who were supporters of the Tibetan spiritual Guru, Dalai Lama. Its major highlight is the 100 ft tall stupa - founded by the famous Tibetan Lama Kalu Rinpoche. This stupa is considered sacred for the five types of Buddha relics. At present, the shrine is managed by the Drodon Kunchab Chodey Buddhist Association. The monastery, situated amid verdant forests and mountainous terrains, is frequented by monks and travellers year-round.

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    The stunning location and the shrine itself are worth capturing through lens. The surrounding lush forests and high hills add to the overall appeal of the place, which is beautifully reflected in the photographs.

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Ward 42, Salugara, Siliguri, 734004, West Bengal