Day February 17, 2018

Enchey Monastery

Enchey Monastery Pathway R3247
Enchey Monastery, established in 1909 above Gangtok, Sikkim, is a significant Buddhist monastery belonging to the Nyingma order of Vajrayana Buddhism. It is situated on a hill ridge with panoramic views of the Kanchendzonga range. The monastery’s sacredness is linked to the belief that protective deities reside there. Legend has it that Guru Padmasambhava subdued powerful spirits at this site. The monastery is adorned with images of deities and has a large prayer hall featuring intricate paintings and murals.