Kungri Monastery, Spiti Valley - 2020 (Photos & Reviews)

About Kungri Monastery

Famed as the second oldest Gompa is the Lahaul and Spiti Valley, Kungri Monastery is one of the best places to visit in Spiti. The monastery belongs to the Nyingmapa order of Buddhism which is known as the oldest order of Tibetan Buddhism.

Located in Pin Valley, the monastery was built in the 14th century and renowned for having a collection of silk paintings of a number of Buddhist deities along with other characteristic features like sacred Tibetan texts and huge statues reflecting the Tantric cult of the time gone by.

One of the major attractions of Kungri Monastery is the traditional performance of ‘Devil Dance’ which takes place in the month of July every year and the sword dance which forms an important highlight of Nyingmapa tradition. A delight for culture lovers, Kungri Monastery is visited by a flock of people for tourism, pilgrimage and to seek knowledge about Buddhism. 
 
Location: Kungri, Himachal Pradesh 172114

Timings:
6 am to 5:30 pm 

Entry fee:
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