It is situated at a distance of 5 km from the Pasighat market near the Raneghat Bridge Architecture Legend / Local stories Photo Gallery How to Reach: By Air Pasighat Airport. It has flights to Guwahati on Monday, Wednesday and
Rigyaling Gompa is situated at a distance of 1-km from Tawang township. The former Rigya Rinpoche constructed the gompa. After his death, Changsey, the secretary took charge of the gompa. The re-incarnated Rigya Rinpoche, Rev. Tenzin Tsethar is presently in
This Gompa is situated at a distance of around 28-km west from the Tawang headquarters towards the Geshila road. It houses around 30 anis and the new Singsur Anie Gompa was built by the previous Rev Gonpatse Rinpoche in 1960.
Tawang district has a long tradition of nunneries called “AniGompas”, which are the abode of nuns. Unlike the monks (Lamas), the girls become nuns and join the nunnery on their own and there is no social pressure or tradition making
This Gompa is situated at the heart of the Tawang township. It is believed that in the olden days the place where the present gompa stands was popularly known as “Massamg Key-ling Boothmey” which means a place where a strongman
Taktsang (Tak-Tsang) Gompa or T-Gompa, 50 km from Tawang, is oneof the holiest Buddhist shrines of Arunachal. Standing amidst high mountains, its sanctity is credited to Padmasambhava, the maverick missionary who brought Buddhism to Tibet. Popular legends speak of him
The largest Chorten (stupa) of the area is the one at Gorsam near Zemithang, which is about 100-km away in the north of Tawang. Lama Pradhar, a Monpa monk, constructed it most probably in the early part of eighteenth century.
The Gontse Gaden Rabgyel Lling monastery, popular as the GRL monastery, houses Buddhist lamas and monks at Bomdila which is 8,500 feet above sea level and known for its scenic landscape with apple orchards. It is one of the major
Meghna Cave Temple is a beautiful place to visit for worship. Dedicated to Lord Lakulisha who was the 28th embodiment of lord Shiva and you will find some detailed carvings of Sanskrit scriptures with magnificent and great architecture. This temple
Literally meaning Tiger’s Den, Taktsang Gompa is located at an altitude of about 12,500 to 13,000 feet on the top of a hillock and by a cliff. At first glance, the view of this gompa will make you feel weak