Monasteries of Upper Mustang and Mani walls

Monasteries of Upper Mustang and Mani walls

All monasteries of Upper Mustang details

Upper mustang area famous to see the ancient arts, Buddhist culture and untouched Tibetan tradition. There are many Chortens, Mani walls, Stupas and monasteries in this region. Guru Rinpoche “Padmasambhava” visit upper mustang in 8th century and meditated in Ranchung cave and established ghar gumba in lo ghekar to sprayed the Buddhism in Himalayas. After that there are many monasteries, cave gumba, stupa and chortens was built by king, local and disciple monks in upper mustang area in Nepal.

Now there are more than 18 ancient monasteries in most of the villages of upper mustang Nepal. Among of these monasteries Niphu Gompa, Garphu Gompa, Luri Gompa, Ghar Gompa, Tsarang Monastery, Thubchen Gompa, Jampa Lhakang Chode Gompa and Namgyal Gompa etc are quite popular between visitors. These monastery of Mustang play the significant role in preserving the culture and traditions of Mustang.

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Monastery have impressive collection of ancient Buddhist manuscripts and other artifacts. it is a popular destination for scholars and researchers to learn about Buddhism, meditation, inner peace and relaxation. Where visitors can observe rich cultural heritage and witness the daily lives of the monks. List of all monasteries of upper mustang given below for reference to plan your trip to mustang to discover these holy places.

Gompas of Upper Mustang Nepal

Gompas of upper mustang at the land of lamas and Buddhism

01: Kag Chode Thupten Samphel Ling Monastery, Kagbeni Nepal Established in 15th century

02: Terri Samdrub Chodhing Monastery in Tirigaon in Mustang

03: Chele Monastery (GOMPA) in Chhusang villge Mustang

04: Samar Monastery in Samar village of Upper mustang

05: Chungsi Cave Monastery in Syangboche Mustang (Guru Ringpoche meditated in this cave in around 8th century)

06: Thrangu Tashi Choling Monastery (GUMBA) Ghiling established in between 14th/15th century

07: Lo Geme Shad Drup Darkeling Gompa, Ghami established in 14th century

08: Tsarang Monastery (Gompa ) established in 13th century

09: Ghar Gumba monastery, Lo Gekar established in 8th century

Lo Gekar Monastery is one of the oldest monasteries in Upper Mustang. Ghar Gompa was founded by the Tibetan saint Padmasambhava and is located in the Lo area near Marang Village.

10: Thubchen Gompa, Lo-Manthang the capital of mustang established in late 15th century

11: Jampa Lhakang Monastery inside walled city established in early 14th century Buddhist monuments in Lo Manthang

12: Chode Gompa in Lo-Manthang (Monchoe Dragkar Thegchen Ling Gonpa) established in 13th century

13: Garghu Dhejing Chhyoling Gompa, Garphu, (Garphu monastery) Chhoser established in 15th century

14: Nyiphuk Namdol Norbuling Gompa, (Niphu monastery) Choser established in 14th century

15: Chhujung Gompa nearby Dhigaon (need extra days to visit this hidden site)

16: Samduling Gompa, near to Lo-manthang

17: Namgyal Monastery (Thukten Dharkelin Gompa) Near Lo Manthang established in 10th century

18: Luri Ghang Gompa, Ghara village established in between 13th/14th century

Monasteries of Upper mustang not only offer a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of Upper Mustang but also provide a peaceful and serene environment for meditation and contemplation. People and life style of Upper mustang influences by the Tibetan culture and religion. Upper mustang is one of the mystical places to visit in the Himalayas. If you interested to visit this site write us.

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