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Rumtek from Gangtok

Rumtek Monastery or Rumtek Dharmachakra Centre seen from Gangtok.This Holy Place looks more beautiful from distance through Telephoto Zoom Lens.

Rumtek ( Wylie: Rum-theg Dgon-pa), also called the Dharmachakra Centre, is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery located in the Indian state of Sikkim near the capital Gangtok. It is a focal point for the sectarian tensions that characterize the Karmapa Controversy, Rumtek is located 24 km from Gangtok, the capital of the Sikkim, at an altitude of about 1500 m.

www.rumtek.org/

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rumtek_Monastery

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Taken on May 4, 2012