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Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling Monastery

Mirik

13.9/5(3 Ratings)

Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling Monastery Overview

Ranked 3 of 5 sightseeing in Mirik

The Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling Monastery is one of the prominent Buddhist centres in the region. The monastery is home to around 500 monks who participate in practising and sustaining the teachings of Shakyamuni Buddha. It also serves as a school teaching the principles of Buddhism. The monastery has a monastic college named Shedra.

Kyabje Bokar Rinpoche established the monastery in 1984 as a retreat centre. On the request of disciples and natives, Rinpoche began accepting monks for training and the centre was transformed into a monastery. The activities of the monastery are under the control of Kyabje Bokar Khenchen Donyo Rinpoche.
 

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  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Amit Ghosh

Amit Ghosh3.9/5

581 reviews

An important monastery

The Bokar Ngedon Cholor Ling Monastery is a lively one. A visit to this monastery would give the hint of the Buddhist culture and religious practices.

Abhijit Gupta

Abhijit Gupta3.6/5

284 reviews

A monastery on hilltop

The Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling Monastery is located on a hilltop in Mirik. The monastery is visible from surrounding hills. The red in colour monastery stands erect and very beautiful within the green woods on hills. Tourist staying in Mirik must visit this place.