Golden Temple

Kodagu (Coorg) Region

The highlight of Namdroling Monastery is the spectacular Golden Temple, presided over by three 18m-high gold-plated Buddha statues. The temple is at its dramatic best when prayer is in session and it rings out with gongs, drums and the drone of hundreds of young monks chanting. You’re welcome to sit and meditate; look for the small blue guest cushions lying around.

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