Bhutia Busty monastery

Bhutia Busty monastery

Bhutia Busty monastery or Karmaa Dorjee Chyoling monastery is a Buddhist monastery located in Darjeeling, India. It belongs to the Red Sect of Buddhist Lamas. Originally a branch of the Nygmapa sect's Phodang Monastery in Sikkim, it was transferred to Darjeeling in 1879. The original location was on the Obsevatory Hill. It was destroyed by a nepaleese invasion in the 19th century. The monastery relocared to its present location. However, the monastery in new location was also destroyed in an earthquake in 1934. Chogyal of Sikkim helped rebuilding it. The monastery has a collection of old Buddhist scripts.

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* [http://www.darjeelingnews.net/religious_shrines.html Religious shrines around Darjeeling]
* [http://www.exploredarjeeling.com/monaster.htm Monasteries in Darjeeling]
* [http://www.thestatesman.net/page.news.php?clid=31&theme=&usrsess=1&id=123984 Heavenly abode] The Statesman.


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