Namdroling Monastery Golden Temple Karnataka

Namdroling Monastery (Golden Temple) , Coorg

Pema Norbu Rinpoche founded The Namdroling Monastery. We also know the Namdroling Monastery by the name Golden Temple.

The objective of establishing this monastery was to preserve the teachings of Gautam Buddha. The second one was to make peace in the world.

Location

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The Monastery is located at Bylakuppe. Bylakuppe is a Tibetan settlement in Karnataka.  It is accessible by roads easily from Mysore and Coorg.

Namdroling Monastery Golden Temple Karnataka

The walls of the monastery are decorated with paintings from Tibetan Buddhist Mythology.

Namdroling Monastery Golden Temple Karnataka

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There is a statue of Buddha Shakyamuni (the founder of Buddhism), Buddha Amitayus (the Buddha of long life) and Guru Padmasambhava ( also known as Guru Rinpoche).

Namdroling Monastery Golden Temple Karnataka

This place can be a nice afternoon trip. You can enjoy everything Tibetan right from Tibetan souvenirs to food.

Things to do if you are in Coorg.

If you are in Coorg just for a day or wo, then the first morning stop can be Dubare Elephant Camp. It closes by the afternoon.  After that you can visit Namdroling Monastery which closes by the evening. You can also check out Abbey Falls in Coorg if the season is right.

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