Tabo Monastery

Country :IND

State :Himachal Pradesh

Locality/City/Village :Lahul and Spiti

Address :Tabo, Himachal Pradesh 172113 India

God :Lord Budha

Category :Monastery

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Tabo Monastery

Tabo Monastery is famous as- 'Ajanta of the Himalayas among the local peeps. It is one of the prominent and the famous monasteries positioned in the Lahaul and Spiti Valley. It is probably the ancient and the oldest Buddha-Pilgrimages since it was established in 996 A.D. It is situated at a height of 3050 meters above the sea level. Being the oldest monastery of India it is popular for its unique scroll paintings and elegant images in Stuccos, Buddhist Paintings in frescos along with the Drawings on the interior walls. This distinguished Buddha Temple is managed by Archaeological Survey of India and is announced as the National historic treasure. The beautiful part of the Temple premises is its assembly halls which portrays the murals of the life of Buddha and the Cave Depictions. The main attraction of the temple is its Fine Arts on the Pillars and the Walls of the assembly. It is a spiritual and the religious centre for the practitioners of Yoga and the Meditation in the town. Buddha 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.

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