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Tinkye Gonjang Monastery (1981 A.D)
Situated at Fatak Bojhogari near Tashi View Point is Tingkey Gonjang Monastery, which was established by H.E. Xth Tingkey Gonjang Tulku. The monastery site was blessed by H.H. Dalai Lama in 1981. This is a Nyingmapa Monastery and inside this monastery one can see the Idols of Khen-lop Cho-Sum (Three Religious Personalities or founding Fathers of Tibetan Buddhism in 8th century) and the engraved statues of the twenty-five disciples of Guru Padmasambhava called Je-bang Nyer-Nga. The full name of this monastery is “Ugyen Dongak Chokhorling Gonpa”. Today
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it has become one of the  main tourist attractions in the range of Gangtok town.
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