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Pemayangtse Gompa, Pelling

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The impeccable temple of Pemayangtse Gompa (literally translated as "Perfect Sublime Lotus") boasts exquisite decorations and painted statues. Built in 1705 on the popular Dzongri pilgrimage route, the monastery follows the Nyingma Order of Tibetan Buddhism and still retains its traditions. Enter the main prayer hall to find a significant Buddha statue, then climb upstairs for the multi-headed, many-armed statue depicting eight incarnations of Lord Ganesha, a Hindu god. The top floor features a patiently handcrafted, seven-tiered wooden structure portraying Guru Rimpoche’s Heavenly Palace (Sanghthokpalri/ Zandog-palri). With an elevation of 2085 m (6840 ft), the temple provides great views of the surrounding hilly landscape. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Pemayangtse Gompa by using our Pelling trip itinerary planning website .
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  • I have travelled to Pelling during Sept 2018 and found this place amazing. Located in between Geyzing (west district HQ) and Pelling. One travelling from Geyzing to Pelling can see this Gompa (small v...  more »
  • This holy place is 2 hours to Pelling and you can get in this place said this holy monastery is the first monastery of pelling and we have Canadian clients (couple) they really like the inner structur...  more »
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