Tashi Sambaling Tamang Monastery (1967 A.D)
This monastery is located below Soreng Bazaar, west Sikkim and belongs to Nyingmapa Sect.
History: It is reported by the Management Committee that for the first time a Committee was set up under the name of ‘Tashi Sambaling Tamang Gonpa’ in the year 1967 A.D. with 16 number of members under the Leadership of Late Lakpa Tshering Tamang. Their first task was to acquire a plot of land for Gonpa construction.Fortunately one of the devotees called- ‘Kharka Bahadur Tamang’ of the locality came forward and donated a piece of land for the monastery. Unfortunately, this site was hit by a landslide.Thereafter the Committee decided to shift the monastery to
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new and more stable land. Accordingly in the year 1985 a simple thatch roof monastery was erected periodical pujas were started. Presently, with the contribution from the devotees, it became a well established monastery in the area catering to the religious needs of the local Tamang Buddhist community.
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