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Visit Do-Drul Chorten or Stupa

Constructed by Trullshi Rimpoche, head of the Nyingma order of Tibetan Buddhism in the year 1945, the Do-Drul Chorten or Stupa is one of the finest monasteries of Gangtok. Inside this stupa, one can see complete set of Dorjee phurba (Vajra Kilaya), 'Zung' (mantras), a set of Kang Gyur relics (Holy Book) and other religious objects. 

Constructed by Trullshi Rimpoche, head of the Nyingma order of Tibetan Buddhism in the year 1945, the Do-Drul Chorten or Stupa is one of the finest monasteries of Gangtok. Inside this stupa, one can see complete set of Dorjee phurba (Vajra Kilaya), 'Zung' (mantras), a set of Kang Gyur relics (Holy Book) and other religious objects.

There are 108 Mani Lhakor (Prayer Wheels) around the Chorten, which are turned by devout Buddhists while chanting 'Om Mane Padme Hum' (O Jewel in the Lotus) to invoke the Bodhisattva.

Few important information for visitors include the following:

  • The Stupa is located near Tibetology Institute and Gangtok Centre, Gangtok.
  • It is open all days of the week from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Do-Drul Chorten is a must visit place for nirvana seekers, history lovers and photography buffs.

 

Timing

All days of the week 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

PREFFERED BY

Nirvana Seekers ,Experience Seekers, Photo Fanatics

TIME SPENT

1 hour

ENTRY FEE

Rs 10 per head

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Hill Station
  • Altitude

    1437 m
  • STD Code

    03592
  • Best Season

    October - March, March - June
  • State/Code

    /737101
  • LANGUAGES

    Nepali, Sikkimese, Bhutia, Lepcha, Hindi, English, Limbu, Newari, Rai, Gurung, Mangar, Sherpa, Tamang and Sunwar