Excursion to Samye Monastery

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Samye monastery is located 210Km south of Lhasa and it is the first monastery of Tibet, built in 8 th century by the Tibetan King Trisong Detsen under the patronage of Pedmasamvawa and Shatarakshita. Samye's design was based on that of the Odantapuri temple of Bihar in India and is a mandalic symbol of the universe. The central temple represents Mt Meru known as Sumeru in Sanskrit and the temples around it represent oceans, the continents and the sub-continents that surround the mountain in Buddhist cosmology. The monastery has around 170 monks nowadays.
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Excursion to Samye monasteryAfter breakfast, start your excursion to Samye monastery along the Bharmaputra river. On the way, you can have a short stop at Dorjedark monastery which is just located at the shore of Bharmaputra river. After two hrs, driver you will reach Samye monastery. The road condition is a very good paved road and you will enjoy seeing Bharmaputra river, sand-domes, some beautiful villages.Hotel-BB
  • A day excursion to Samye monastery and back to Lhasa, 180Km. Hotel on BB

    After breakfast, start your excursion to Samye monastery along the Bharmaputra river. On the way, you can have a short stop at Dorjedark monastery which is just located at the shore of Bharmaputra river. After two hrs, driver you will reach Samye monastery. The road condition is a very good paved road and you will enjoy seeing Bharmaputra river, sand-domes, some beautiful villages.

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