Images from Golden Temple, Bylukuppe

payaniga bylukuppe 4 payaniga bylukuppe 4 PAYANIGATwo months after my bike trip to Coorg, I was back in that beautiful district. But this time the visit was for half day & restricted to Namdroling Monastery at Bylukuppe. Being Saturday Monastery was buzzing with activity, but inside the Golden Temple it was complete silent and peaceful.

payaniga bylukuppe 2 payaniga bylukuppe 2 PAYANIGAA student monk. He was more interested looking out of the class room instead of listening to the lectures.

payaniga bylukuppe 3 payaniga bylukuppe 3 PAYANIGAPaintings inside the temple are huge, beautiful and very nicely done.

payaniga bylukuppe 1 payaniga bylukuppe 1 PAYANIGA

payaniga bylukuppe 5 payaniga bylukuppe 5 PAYANIGAMy visit was of very short duration. Just touch and go. This place is still there in my list of places to be visited 🙂

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6 comments

  1. I have meditated there once. Again, thanks for reminding me of the beauty of my home, again and again. I think of you often when I do the Bangalore-Hassan stretch. Last time we passed a group of bikers on that highway and wondered if you were among them!

  2. I love the way bylukuppe makes you forget where you are and it is like you have just stepped into a whole new world in the middle of nowhere! when i first went there, i was truly surprised and amused at the same time! i cant wait to go back there again!!

  3. Bylukuppe monstery is simply marvellous you just forget the world. golden temple and the atmoshphere inside is to be enjoyed then only u will understnd the silence and its importance. thanks PM for taking back down the lane

    pranesh

  4. Thanks Shashi. I too remembered you when I was near Hassan during my recent bike trip to Udupi.

    Vrisha, thanks for the visit

    Thank you Pranesh sir 🙂

  5. beautiful pics..reminded me of the trip i made in 2000 when we were just two gals and we stayed in the camp..we used to go to the university at 2 am and we used to listen to the chants..it was an amazing experience
    lakshmi

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