Tsuglag Khang Overview

Ranked 10 of 34 sightseeing in McLeodganj

Tsuglag Khang is among the world renowned religious centres, which is also identified as Dalai Lama’s temple complex. The complex in vicinity from bus station of the town is thronged by Buddhist pilgrims throughout the year. Namgyal Monastery, Nechung Monastery and the main temple are the highlights of Tsuglag Khang.

The monastery deals with training of monks for rituals associated with holy shrine, whereas the temple is a chief place of worship. A beautifully decorated statue of Lord Buddha along with beautiful statues of Chenrezig and Guru Rinpoche are housed in the temple. Besides, chorten covered in thousands of prayer flags also draw attention of pilgrims and tourists.

Moreover, Dalai Lama’s residence and Central Tibetan Administration are situated in the complex. Group of monks building an intricate sand mandala, practising debating techniques, meditating near chorten are some of the common sites to witness in complex. Along with paying homage at the holy shrine and exploring monastery, tourists can have an insight to Tibetan culture while visiting museum and library in the complex.
 

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Operating hours

Monday - Friday:
10:00 AM -6:00 PM
Saturday:
10:00 AM -6:00 PM
Sunday:
10:00 AM -6:00 PM
Public Holidays:
10:00 AM -6:00 PM
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