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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra Tibetan Buddhist Monastery

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Open today: 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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A lovely bit of tranquility...

Whilst in the midst of your bustling weekend stay in the sweet touristy town of Woodstock, NY, a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
961sarahc
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New York City, New York
Light on the Summit

Middle of winter visit on one of the coldest days of the year was breathtaking even if we didn't... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
kathleencK7427DB
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ojai, United States
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A beautiful and serene monastery that serves as a retreat and study center and is worth a visit.
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335 Mead Mountain Rd, Woodstock, NY 12498-1038
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Whilst in the midst of your bustling weekend stay in the sweet touristy town of Woodstock, NY, a short two minute drive up from the center of town brings you to two great attractions: first, take. Nice little hike up Overlook Mountain...then come on down,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Middle of winter visit on one of the coldest days of the year was breathtaking even if we didn't end up getting out of the car. Parking was scant, but the light through the trees and Tibetan Prayer Flags strung from every angle was transportive...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kathleencK7427DB
Reviewed 23 November 2018

Karma Triyana Dharmachakra Tibetan Buddhist Monastery is located on the outskirts of Woodstock up a beautiful winding road. If you have an interest in Buddhism or monastery life, it's worth the trip up the mountain. We did not arrive in time for the daily guided...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

A wonderful spot to visit and see how the monks live. We did not take a tour but looked around in our own. There is a beautiful trail that leads down to a pond that is very peaceful.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Meemee2105
Reviewed 15 July 2018

This is a unique and interesting insight into the buddhist religion. Our guide was an expat european who was interesting as well, but we would have preferred a more authentic representative. We learned a lot about buddhism. Recommend if you have interest in the subject.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank FloridaFamilyofFive
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Well worth the trip. Lots to see and feel in this amazing environment. You don't have to be religious to enjoy this monastery.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank mfranz02807
Reviewed 8 April 2018

This place brings you into a calmer mood unless you are the most ignorant ;) The shrine is stunning, the whole atmosphere captivating. There a very good bookstore.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank matthewilfoe
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Such a beautiful place - I love wandering around their bookstore to find things to read, and just love the main shrine room to meditate.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank BHBrooks
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Cultural place to stop and admire. It's not very big, but the public can sit in the main shrine room, sans footwear and meditate or observe the shrine. Some people were actual Buddhists, but most were there, like me, to get a feel for the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank kimd04
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Loved the architecture of the building, a solemn place to sit and pray. There are also 2 other small old buildings for prayer that are more rustic. Very nice

Date of experience: September 2017
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Wendy W
17 August 2017|
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Response from Mark R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know their schedule. I'd suggest you contact them directly. It seems the timing of some of their events are fluid.
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sn0asis
19 August 2016|
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Response from Candice C | Reviewed this property |
Can't remember but relatively early. The grounds are sort of open, and there is a board on the outside of the bookstore with hours for the temples.
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Lucyjody
15 October 2015|
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Response from Tom C | Reviewed this property |
That's a very good question and , honestly, I'm not sure. Certainly they wouldn't be allowed inside, but In want to say I've seen dogs on the grounds. Well behaved, on a leash, quiet could be better behaved than many... More
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