3 Most Spectacular monasteries

3 Most Spectacular monasteries

India has always been a land for varied and rich culture. India is known for its varied heritage all over the world. No other country in India has such a rich and varied culture as India has. India is a land of Integrity in variety.
Ever since we evolved, Buddhists, Islamis, Englishmen, Sikhs, Hindus, all have been living together in India. The remains of different cultures has contributed a lot to the archaeological heritage of india. Best Scenic Monasteries in India happen to be the most spectacular witness of this fact.
We have many Monasteries as a part of of them. There are several Monasteries in india. I am listing top three of them.

1. Tawang Monastery

 

Tawang Monastery happens to be one the most ancient Monasteries in India. Situated in Arunachal Pradesh. This holy shrine, located in the midst of majestic mountain ranges, is home to more than 700 monks and 450 Lamas, making it the biggest Buddhist Monastery in India, and the second biggest in Asia, outside of Lhasa, Tibet.

2. Rumtek Monastery

 

Rumtek Monastery happens to be one the most Beautiful Monasteries in India. Situated in Sikkim, In the North Eastern part of India. The North east is more or less a Paradise on Earth. The Rumtek Monastery also serves as one of the most important seats of the Kagyu (Black Hat) sect of Tibetan Buddhism outside of Tibet and is also known as Dharmachakra Center. The visual treat has to offer could not be described in the words, It rests on an elevation of 5000 ft. Also, it is covered by the greenery from all four sides. If you want to get out of your normal routine and find some solace and peace in the greens, visiting here is the best thing you could do to yourself.

3. Thiksey Monastery

Thiksey Monastery is the largest monastery in central Ladakh district in Jammu and Kashmir, situated 18 km from Leh. It is situated into the Indus Valley. The monastery is famous for its architecture and its location. The 12 storey monastery has 10 temples, an assembly hall, and is home to 120 monks and nunnery. There happens to be one big statue of Maitreya covering almost two floor of the monastery that is 40 feet in height. Maitreya is considered to be the future Buddha. The buildings of monasteries are arranged in an hierarchical order.