Buddhism in India is not a story of few years as it originated several centuries before. Sikkim majestically contributed in the field of Budhist tour and tourism in India. Buddhism Spread in different countries outside its homeland which became particularly deep rooted in Tibet. With Nyingma sect, Mahayana Buddhism entered Sikkim and emerged as a state of religion. Several stupas as well as monasteries have emerged in Sikkim to make the Buddhist tour in India a successful and meaningful one.
Seeing a large array of monasteries beautifying the face of Sikkim, it is obvious to find that Buddhism remained the most widely followed religion in Sikkim. These monasteries are the best place in Sikkim where you can see the arts and culture of the state. Almost 200 monasteries in Sikkim are systematically arranged in all parts of the state. All the monasteries of Sikkim are the ultimate means of art and architecture in Sikkim. All the monasteries of Sikkim are highly visited and extremely popular for it’s huge, bravura, and awe- inspiring design and look. Permeated with Buddhism and spirituality, Sikkim offers an atmosphere perfectly suited for world-wide Buddhist Pilgrimages.
Prior Buddhist Sites in Sikkim