Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling Monastery


Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling Monastery is located at the highest point of Mirik at an altitude of 5,800 ft. From the lake if look towards south east, then visitors can see this lovely monastery high up on the hills. Tourists can imagine how wonderful the view of the lake and its surrounding area would be when they look down below from the monastery.The Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling Monastery is one of the prominent Buddhist centres in the region. The monastery is home to around 500 monks who participate in practicing and sustaining the teachings of Shakyamuni Buddha. It also serves as a school teaching the principles of Buddhism. The monastery has a monastic college named Shedra.Kyabje Bokar Rinpoche established the monastery in 1984 as a retreat centre. On the request of disciples and natives, Rinpoche began accepting monks for training and the centre was transformed into a monastery. The activities of the monastery are under the control of Kyabje Bokar Khenchen Donyo Rinpoche.