Located at the heart of the sacred city of Bodhgaya, there lies a monastery with artistically crafted interiors and a serene ambience. Read on to know more about the Royal Bhutan Monastery.
The Royal Bhutan Monastery was built by the King of Bhutan as a tribute and to show respect to Lord Buddha. The monastery features some of the most important parts from the life of Lord Buddha and some of his important teachings. The temple attracts Buddhist devotees from all across the globe.
The Architectural Design
The Monastery’s distinctive architecture is a mix of both Indian and Chinese influences and it is built to reflect the life history and the teachings of Lord Buddha. There is a temple located within the premises of the monastery. The walls of the temple are beautifully carved with sculptures which include a magnificent 7-foot statue of Lord Buddha.
Meditations and Prayers
The Monastery offers refuge to people who seek a peaceful place to let go of all their problems and experience tranquillity. The monks here discuss and preach about Lord Buddha and his teachings. They also provide guidance for people to meditate and to pray.
Being a popular tourist attraction in the temple city of Bodhgaya, the Monastery is easily accessible by taxi or by public transport. You can visit here if you are stationed at a modern Bodhgaya hotel to meditate and find inner peace. Located close to the monastery, Oaks Bodhgaya is an accommodation option worth considering.
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