|Dorje Drak Monastery in Shimla TripAdvisor|
At a distance of 8 km from Shimla Railway Station, 7 km from Shimla Old Bus Stand, Dorje Drak Monastery, also known as TDAC Nyingmapa Monastery is located at Kasumpti, Shimla.
Dorje Drak Monastery is a famous tourist place in the city. It is a beautiful Buddhist monastery that displays the prevalence of Tibetan culture in the state and is set in a serene, quiet environment. No urban ugliness around.. The monks meditating in the monastery is quite a sight to watch. The calm ambiance of this place is just overwhelming and is a delight for the visitors The atmosphere is conducive to seeking moments of tranquility and peace of mind. It is a great place for those who want to be away from urban din and madness. Dorje Drak monastery is being run by the Tibetan exiles who have been in India since 1960s.
|Dorje Drak Monastery in ShimlaTrawell.in|
The building is a good example of perfect Tibetan architecture which is characteristic of solid square and rectangular plan. The structure is most suitable for the Himalayan region.This monastery was built in 1984.
Every year, during May the popular Hemis festival of Tibet is celebrated here in honor of Guru Padmasambhava. This monastery is visited by countless devotees and tourists every year.
Timings: 10 am to 5 pm on all days.