Thursday, August 29, 2013

Namdroling Nyingmapa Monastery, Bylakuppe

Namdroling Nyingmapa Monastery at Bylakuppe is an important place showcasing Tibetan art, customs and architecture in close proximity. 



The Monastery is established by Penor Rinpoche in 1963 and today is home to thousands of lamas, monks. It the largest Nyingmapa teaching center in the world. 



The buildings here are painted richly with saturated bright colors  The walls are intricately decorated with repetitive patterns and murals of Tibetan Buddhist themes. Below monks offering prayers in one of the temple.




42 comments:

Our photos said...

Beautiful photos!
Greetings from, RW & SK

Panchali said...

Wow, what architecture!! Great pics, Rajesh! Thanks for sharing...:)

Bhushavali N said...

A few of my friends recently visited this place. I'm yet to go...
Btw, Rajesh, I nominated you for a photo contest - Check it out here

Ramakrishnan Ramanathan said...

Marvelous & splendid pictures of the monastery ! Thanks for sharing.

Vineeta Yashswi said...

Beautiful monastery...

beyondwandering.com said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous monastery place! Very richly feel!

Sylvia K said...

Beautiful, colorful place and a terrific capture as always, Rajesh! Hope you and your family have a great weekend!

HansHB said...

Lovely!

Photo Cache said...

the architecture is very eye catching and interesting.

acreativeharbor.com said...

Beautiful photos of gorgeous sites ~ carol, ^_^

ladyfi said...

What a gorgeous building. Your kids are cute too.

R Sudhir Kumar said...

Thia is a beautiful place and this time I look to speand a day there. Did you see any lodgings there

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

What a wonderful place.

Jeevan said...

Beautiful photos! This monastery looks modern.

http://joshidaniel.com/ said...

cool architecture :)

DeniseinVA said...

Magnificent! Such a wonderful place and thank you for sharing it with us. Wishing you a very happy weekend :)

Carver said...

Beautiful monastery.

Audrey said...

Superbe !

sceneoftranquility said...

A colorful monastery

Heather said...

More amazing architecture and murals!

Ruth Kelly said...

Wonderful photos.

Fun60 said...

Loved that photo with the monks praying. Such decorative temples.

Sandy Carlson said...

The art is very beautiful.

Laura said...

such beautiful, colorful artistry!

George said...

This is a beautiful building, both inside and out. Your photos have beautifully captured the rich colors.

Leovi said...

Nice pictures, wonderful architecture!

'Tsuki said...

I had no idea this monastere was so recent... Thanks for the sharing : I love to learn with internet, and traveling with you is always a pleasure !

joanne said...

fabulous detail and color on and in this temple.....thanx for sharing

Gunilla Bäck said...

Beautiful details on those buildings.

Viera said...

so nice place...great photos...

R Niranjan Das said...

Love this place. Nice shots.

http://rajniranjandas.blogspot.com

Judy Schultz said...

once again beautiful and intricate architecture with interesting dialogue.. Judyx

Linda said...

here from MOM. What a beautiful place/temple. And the inside is stunning!

Mariane Cordes said...

Great to see you are at Mandarin Orange Monday as well :D - So superb photos you have, Rajesh -

You will find my contribution here:

http://www.cordes.re/blog/kunst/?p=1581

Have a great week
Kind Regards
Mariane

Suzy said...

Lovely pictures especially the fountain. Nice one for the prompt.

Anita said...

Been there, Rajesh!
loved it :)

chaitalibhattacharjee7 said...

Wow how tranquil

Kokila Gupta said...

Great shots!! am joining you in yourindiatravel....:)

Abhijit Ray said...

Riot of colours.

Kiran Acharya said...

Beautiful pics.

Deepa Gopal Sunil said...

Superb clicks!!! Must be a great place :)

Rajneesh K Jha said...

प्रभावी !!!
शुभकामना
आर्यावर्त