The Mindrolling Monastery is positioned in the Clement Town just close to Rajaji National Park in Dehradun district of Uttarakhand state. It is one of the renowned and the largest Buddhist holy place in India. It is a most-viewed tourist attraction and a spiritual place to visit during summers as well as winters. The Monastery is very famous in Uttrakhand state and has the tallest image of Lord Buddha in the main abode. The image is 107 ft long and was established in 1965 by Khochhen Rinpoche. The monastery has a college named- Ngagyur Nyingma and an institute affiliated. It is one of the six famous Monasteries in India and has 300 monks and saints associated with it.
The well-known Festivities celebrated in this Buddhist- Temple are:
H.H. The Dalai Lama's birth anniversary: It will be observed on 6th July which celebrates the Birth of Dalai-Lama and the monastery performs one day holy programme for his long- life.
Purnima is celebrated with a
great pomp and fervour for 2 days in the Pilgrimage. People come and visit this
holy place on the Birthday of Lord- Buddha as well.