Royal Bhutan Monastery, Bodh Gaya Overview
The Royal Bhutan Monastery gets its name from the fact that it was constructed by the King of Bhutan with the purpose of paying homage to Lord Gautama Buddha. Stunning clay carvings can be found on the interior walls of the monastery, showcasing various facets of Buddhist culture.

The monastery is home to a gigantic 7 feet statue of Lord Gautama Buddha, which is carved amazingly with Buddhist sculptures. There is also a temple and a guesthouse on the premises of the Royal Bhutan Monastery, therefore making it one of the must visit places in Bihar.

Timings: 7 AM to 12 PM & 2 PM to 5 PM

Location: The Royal Bhutan Monastery is a stunning Buddhist monastery and temple located in Bodh Gaya in Bihar. Lying beside Wat Thai Bodh Gaya, this monastery is situated at an approximate distance of one kilometer from Bodh Gaya Bus Station and 500 meters from Giant Buddha Statue.

Historical Facts:
-Constructed under the orders of the King of Bhutan, The Royal Bhutan Monastery pays a tribute to Lord Gautam Buddha and makes for one of the most impressive Buddhist monasteries in Bodh Gaya.
-The monastery features beautiful clay carvings that depict various important events from the life of Lord Buddha.
-The monastery offers a calm and peaceful atmosphere, where devotees can learn and practice Buddhism.

-Flaunting traditional Bhutanese architecture, the Royal Bhutan Monastery houses a rest house for the monks and a beautiful temple.
-The temple inside the Royal Bhutan Monastery is home to a 7 feet tall statue of Lord Buddha that is carved with Buddhist scriptures and symbols.
-The monastery features a guesthouse having a total of 15 rooms.
-Devotees do not have to pay anything for staying in the guesthouse. However, they may donate some amount for the expenditure and maintenance of the monastery.
-The monastery hosts several events including peace prayers and guided individual and group meditation.
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