Ranka Monastery

Lingdum, Gangtok, Sikkim, 737101, India Phone: Not Available


Ranka Monastery is a popular Buddhist monastery situated in Lingdum. Locally known as the Lingdum monastery, this monastery is run by the Sikkimese Gharwan Rimpoche. Known for its architecture and aesthetic value, this monastery has a collection of colorful Tibetan paintings called Thangkas that adorn the walls. Visitors can spin the long row of prayer wheels for good luck. A huge gold plated Buddha statue sits in the lotus position inside the sanctum. Open to all, regardless of their religion, tourists can happily explore the entire perimeter of the monastery.

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