Pemayangtse Monastery

Pemayangtse Monastery

Pemayangtse Monastery

Pemayangtse Monasery is one of the oldest monasteries in the State, originally established by Lhastsun Chempo, one o the reverend Lamas to have performed the consecration ceremony of the first Chogyal Ireligious Monarch of Sikkim. This ancient Monastery belongs to the Nyingmapa sect of Tibetan Buddhism and has been considered as one of the premier monasteries in the State, having been encrusted with the task to perform all religious functions of the erstwhile Monarch. Originally, it was established as a high-class monastery for “Pure Monks”. Inside the Monastery there is a wooden structure depicting the Maha Guru’s heavently palace, which is considered a masterpiece created by Lae Dungzin Rimpoche. The Monastery, located on a hilltop at an altitude of 6840 ft. commands a magnificent panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges and the surrounding hills and countryside. A well-furnished Tourist Lodge is located just across the Monastery on a smaller hilltop.

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