The walk down through the suburbs of Darjeeling is a lovely insight into local life but not for the unfit or infirm because you have to walk up again. The location is lovely on a misty precipice. I was met by a smiling,wizened old monk, very keen to share his knowledge, which I appreciated. He opened the monastery and gave... 更多
It is downhill from the mall. Next to the CCD, a road goes down towards the Bhutia Busty. You will not see any direction board or signage. Take the road and walk down for 10 mins or more you will see the monastery on the left hand side of the hill. Being on an off beat road, crowd will not... 更多
we planned to visit in this monastery in our first day in darjeeling in order to pray and get blessing for days we want to stay.. its beautiful and very small too. local people used to make kora there too.. we thought to meet the monks but don't have many monks out there but the high lama attending the monastery... 更多
Being quite a way down from the central Chowrasta and not being sign posted makes the Bhutia Busty Gompa Monastery difficult to find, but if you do get lost, don’t hesitate to ask one of the friendly locals and no doubt they’ll point you in the right direction! The benefit of it being off the beaten track means you’re likely... 更多
I had some difficulty making my way to Bhutia Busty Gompa, directed by villagers through steep short-cuts, followed by troops of monkeys. The temple is quiet and contemplative, and away from the crowds. The "short-cut" walk was also wonderful, through small neighborhoods and on the back side of the mountain facing the Himalayas.
We walked from Classic Guesthouse where we stayed to the Bhutia Busty Monastery which was closed but Acku, the priest was kind enough to open it for us and tell us about it's history. The monastery has lot of paintings which are very old and depict the life of the Buddha. The way to the Bhutia Busty Monastery is very... 更多