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The main attraction of McLeod Ganj. No one will miss it. It is work visiting such a divine place... read more

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EnjoyUrHoliday
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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
must visit place in Dharamshala

very peaceful, very clean and should be visited by every traveller. it is middle of the McLeodgunj... read more

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Ahmedabad, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The main attraction of McLeod Ganj. No one will miss it. It is work visiting such a divine place. Those who wants can spend some time here and see the rituals of Buddhism.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very peaceful, very clean and should be visited by every traveller. it is middle of the McLeodgunj. you can roll the tibetian prayer wheel

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dipaldesai_DD
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Don't expect a monastery in the form of Rumtek or Ralong. This is the seat of the Dalai Lama and the exiled Tibetan government. This is a high security zone and is very different. The crowd is large and the number of devotees equal. This...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

A privilege to have visited and spent some time here. Temples are beautiful but also a lovely place to just sit quietly. Interesting to also see the monks debating.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank becklambert
Reviewed 27 October 2018

This isn't a huge temple, and won't take long to go round, but it's a peaceful place, where the Tibetan people congregate to worship and pray. Particularly moving if you've learnt about the Tibetan people's struggle.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank durham05
Reviewed 23 October 2018

visit is a must if you want to find tranquility. Sit here and meditate for a while and feel the inner peace.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Situated in he main Temple at McLeodganj this place is the present seat and home of HH The Dalai Lama . It’s a must visit place

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Its very much peaceful there, I felt some connection with complex. Good vibes everywhere and when you look at the lighting diya , it feels calming. Loved this place!

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

This tranquil and peaceful temple vibrates with positivity. The Buddha temple in Tibetan style is the place of holy Dalai lama. One of the important places of Buddhist worships.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank srivatsan v
Reviewed 12 September 2018

I started to read Buddhist books of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in my twenties (so decades ago) ... finding myself in this place made me feel so privileged and blessed. Walking, meditating, contemplating among the practicing monks and respectful visitors, for me was an...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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KushalR88
24 December 2016|
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Response from PradeepS315 | Reviewed this property |
As per my understanding the monastery does not have rooms for tourists to stay. You can check hotels in the city for your stay. Thanks!
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amrita_77
5 October 2015|
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Response from newdoorsopened | Reviewed this property |
Dip Tse Chock Ling monastery is not the main temple complex with Tsuglakhang and Kalachakra temple (i.e. where the Dalai Lama resides) where photography is not permitted. Photography is allowed within the Dip Tse Chok Ling... More
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Abeer S
23 February 2015|
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Response from 289Adelaide | Reviewed this property |
Visit dalailama com website for His Holiness teaching schedule. For meditation, go to Tushita in McLeod Ganj. Check their website too.
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