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Talk on Buddhism by a monk-Gangtok

by Xenia Cities
per traveller Price is £63
*Pricing based on group of 2 travellers
Duration: 4h Free cancellation available No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English Picks up from select hotels Picks up from select hotels

Highlights

  • It is believed that Gangtok rose to prominence

  • It is today a centre of Tibetan Buddhist culture & learning

  • Buddhism stipulates strict rules for monks and nuns

  • The Vinaya, which is the moral code for monks and nuns

  • The morning and evening prayers when the monks chant hymns

Highlights

  • It is believed that Gangtok rose to prominence

  • It is today a centre of Tibetan Buddhist culture & learning

  • Buddhism stipulates strict rules for monks and nuns

  • The Vinaya, which is the moral code for monks and nuns

  • The morning and evening prayers when the monks chant hymns

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10:00 AM, Talk on Buddhism by a monk-Gangtok in English, includes Drinks Only

Duration 4h

Live Commentary in English.

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Total price is £108.05, taxes included

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Talk on Buddhism by a monk-Gangtok

Activity Location

Gangtok

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • hotel pickup

    Gangtok


Description

It is believed that Gangtok rose to prominence as a popular Buddhist pilgrimage site after the construction of Enchey Monastery in 1840. It is today a centre of Tibetan Buddhist culture and learning, with the presence of several monasteries, religious educational institutions and Tibetology centers.All around the town you will see Buddhists monks clad in dark red/maroon. Buddhism stipulates strict rules for monks and nuns. The Vinaya, which is the moral code for monks and nuns, includes the Patimokkha, which comprises a set of 227 rules. Different schools of Buddhism follow slightly different rules for their monastic order. The morning and evening prayers when the monks chant hymns is a truly memorable experience.In this experience you will visit a monk for an engaging talk on Buddhism.


Inclusions

  • Talk with an English speaking Monk

  • Complimentary mineral water


Exclusions

  • Entrance fees

  • Camera fee

  • Tipping

  • Any other item not mentioned under ‘Inclusions’


Know Before You Book

  • Booking should be made at least 2 days prior (excluding weekends)

  • For any entrance fee or camera fee, please pay directly (our guide will assist you in buying any entry tickets, if applicable)

  • After you book the experience a voucher will be generated and sent to your email ID. The voucher will have all the information – including contact details of the experience provider

  • A 'No Show' will result in No Refund.

  • This tour is not recommended for traveller 9 and younger.