Tharpa Choeling Gompa in Darjeeling

Tharpa Choeling Gompa Overview

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Tharpa Choling Gompa, perched on the Tirpai Hills, is one of the oldest monasteries in the Kalimpong region. Belonging to the Gelug sect and headed by the Tibetan spiritual leader - Dalai Lama, this religious site was established in 1937. Embraced by towering Himalayan ranges from all sides, this place is bound to give you mental peace. The monastery is known for housing several ancient scriptures and other literary works.

  • Opening Closing Time 09:00 am – 06:00 pm

  • Photo Opp

    At Tharpa Choling Gompa, you can click pictures of the Buddhist monks offering prayers, the grand architecture of the monastery and of course, the mighty snow-covered Himalayas.
  • For Kids

    Knowing about a different religion and culture is always fun and interesting. Kids can learn a lot about Buddhism and tradition at the gompa.

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Tirpai, Kalimpong, Darjeeling, 734311, West Bengal