A proud fact about India is we have so many cultures and religions but we coexist peacefully and stay united. Buddhism is one religion that has become popular worldwide and many celebrities have also converted to Buddhism. There are some beautiful Buddhist monasteries all across India. Here we bring you a list of some of the best:

Majestic Thiksey Buddhist Monastery

Another reason for a road trip!
Another reason for a road trip!

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Thiksey monastery is near Leh and is extremely majestic. It is called the largest monastery and is located in Ladakh and belongs to the Tibetan Buddhist monastery style. During your visit, you can also interact with the monks who live there and learn some soothing Buddhist chants and also know about their way of living.

Most Popular Bodh Gaya

Heritage rich Bodh Gaya
Heritage rich Bodh Gaya

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Remember reading about Bodh Gaya during your childhood? That shows its richness and the legacy that has passed over centuries. Mahabodhi temple is an exclusive Buddhism temple, in Bodh Gaya city, Bihar, that has a historical background. This is where Buddha achieved enlightenment under a Bodhi tree. The monastery has a beautiful architecture too!

Namdroling Monastery If You Are In South

A visit worth lifetime!
A visit worth lifetime!

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In addition to its scenic beauty and amazing architecture, the Namdroling monastery in Mysore has a prayer hall that is carved in gold. The gold statues of Buddha are beautiful. If you are on your way to Coorg, you should stop by here for some peace and quiet. The place has a very positive vibe.

Dharamsala’s Famous Monastery Shouldn’t Be Missed

Majestic Buddha and his teachings
Majestic Buddha and his teachings

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Have you heard about philosophies of Dalai Lama? Got inspired at some point? Time to get even inspired by visiting Tsuglagkhang temple complex! It is not only a tourist attraction but also Dalai Lama’s official abode. Oh, and don’t miss the Kalachakra temple while you are there.

Wat Thai Temple Is A Symbol Of Buddhist Victory

Victorious Buddhist temple!
Victorious Buddhist temple!

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Wat Thai temple in Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh, stands out for many reasons. One of it is because it symbolizes King Bhumibol’s victory and has an outstanding architecture that never fails to leave the tourists awestruck.

These Buddhist Monasteries are worth a visit for some calm, peace and even enlightenment within.