Photographer's Note

Rumtek Monastery: Rumtek Monastery is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery located in the state of Sikkim near the capital Gangtok.This building is located inside the Monastery and houses some relics of Buddhism.

Originally built by the 9th Karmapa Wangchuk Dorje in 16th century, at the same time as Phodong Monastery and Ralang Monastery, Rumtek served as the main seat of the Karma Kagyu lineage in Sikkim for some time.It is a major tourist spot near Gangtok visited by many tourists visiting Sikkim.

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Viewed: 1986
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Additional Photos by Farhat Abbas (fabbs99) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2124 W: 2 N: 4155] (17179)
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