: Bodhgaya, a small quaint town in Bihar, India is a huge monastic institution. It is a major halt for ardent Buddhist followers, owing to the fact that it is not only Asoka's creation of 3rd century BC, but also chosen by Lord Buddha to attain enlightenment. However, it is the cynosure of each eye hoping to get exposed to Buddhist teachings.
: Gangtok in Sikkim welcomes you to the internationally famous throne of XVIth Gyawla Karmapa. It is the head of the Karma Kagyu order of Tibetan Buddhism, and is otherwise known as the Dharma Chakra Centre. Not only its shrine temple and monks monastery are spectacular, but also the fact of holding a special place after Chinese habitation in Tibet also lures many.
: Also eminent as Gentse Gaden Rabgyel Lling Monaster, this Buddhist center of worship dates back to year 1965. Its beginning owes to the 12th reincarnate of Tsona Gontse Rinpoche, who desired to see this monastery built before his death in year 1966. Lord Buddha shrine and dwelling quarters for monks are its major temptations, as well as it also protects Lamaistic faith of Mahayana Buddhism responsible to make it known the one of the hallowed gompas of India.
: Rugged Landscape exalts the spiritual majesty of one of the vital monasteries of the state, the Dhankar Monastery. It is situated in the small town of Dharamsala, and houses His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama. Use countless adjectives to exaggerate the beauty of plethora of wall paintings and mud statues, and hence develop a special interest in them.
: Appropriately, called the Hermit Kingdom?, Leh offers you one of the most engrossing, the Alchi Monastery, out of 13 monasteries or gompas to educate yourself Buddhist preachings. However, its dazzling collection of Buddhist artifacts that dates back to the 11th and 12th centuries immensely support those who want religion teaching and isolated meditation.