Buddhism Learnings in Gangtok

STARTS FROM

₹ 7170.86

PER PERSON

WHAT TO EXPECT

It is believed that Gangtok rose to prominence as a popular Buddhist pilgrimage site after the construction of Enchey Monastery in 1840. It is today a centre of Tibetan Buddhist culture and learning, with the presence of several monasteries, religious educational institutions and Tibetology centers. All around the town you will see Buddhists monks clad in dark red/maroon. Buddhism stipulates strict rules for monks and nuns. The Vinaya, which is the moral code for monks and nuns, includes the Patimokkha, which comprises a set of 227 rules. Different schools of Buddhism follow slightly different rules for their monastic order. The morning and evening prayers when the monks chant hymns is a truly memorable experience. In this experience you will visit a monk for an engaging talk on Buddhism.


INCLUSIONS

  • Indulge in 2-hours of engaging talk about Buddhism and acquaint yourself about this beautiful religion in Gangtok

  • Assistance of the experienced guide throughout the session will be provided who will make sure that you have a smooth and unforgettable experience

  • A mineral water bottle will be given to you during the experience

EXCLUSIONS

  • Anything not specifically mentioned as a part of the description.

General Notes

  • Are there any pickup and drop facilities?

    Yes, it is available from within city boundary.

  • Who is the experience applicable for?

    For groups, families

  • Are meals included?

    No

  • What are the ethics to observe?

    Please maintain silence while in the vicinity of the temples or monks.

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