Tengboche Monastery in Nepal

The Tengboche Monastery is the most important monastery in Namche Bazaar for the Sherpas of the Khumbu region. It is tradition that every climbing expedition to Mt. Everest be blessed by the head Lama of this monastery. The monastery is also significant because a decree from the Lama prohibits killing within the premises which is largely the reason why the Sagarmatha National Park is a refuge for a variety of endangered fauna. The current monastery is constructed with stone masonry. The courtyard and storerooms are large to facilitate the monks’ religious rites and activities. Tengboche is also the terminus site of the “Sacred Sites Trail Project” of the Sagarmatha National Park that attracts large number of tourists for trekking and mountaineering. It is a circular trail that covers 10 monasteries in a clockwise direction terminating in the Tengboche Monastery.

Tengboche Monastery in Namche Bazaar is the largest Buddhist monastery in the Khumbu region. While at the monastery you can enjoy the splendid view of the Mount Everest and Ama Dablam stands to the right nest to the Tengboche Monastery.

Namche Bazaar Monastery which take the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. It has pleasant courtyard and some traditional frescoes on wall of the main shrine. Inside Nepal Tengboche Monastery there are various opportunities of religious activities. You can come across the chanting and ringing of bells as well as beating of the big drums.

The monks at the Tengboche Monastery begin drinking some kind of liquid. A large pile of food is assembled in the corner and the ceremonies take place. You can also see various young monks who attend the ceremonies with candles around the walls.

A Worth to visit place in Nepal!

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