Lower Gompa Bomdila

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    Location: Main Market Road, Bomdila, Arunachal Pradesh 790001, INDIA.

    Estimated Visiting Time: 1-2 hours.

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    If you are God and nature loving then we got a perfect place for you. It is one of the best places to get a spiritual connection with God and to view mesmerizing natural sights. People also believed that if you spin the prayer wheel all your wishes will come true.

    This temple is one of the divisions of Gontse Garden Rabgye Ling monastery or the Bomdila Monastery. It is a very popular and Holy place for visitors and devotees. It is believed that if anyone spins the prayer wheel of the monastery all wishes will come true. 


    This temple is one of the most visited tourist spots. People from all around the globe visit this marvelous monastery. Many devotees and monks came to worship in the prayer hall. Besides, people come with a belief to spin the prayer wheel to make their wishes fulfilled. Near the temple, there are the main divisions of Bomdila Monastery and also the Craft Centre & Ethnographic Museum. People get a mesmerizing view from the monastery. The outside view of the monastery cannot be expressed in words. It is so amazing. And by visiting the monastery visitors will get a spiritual connection with God. They came here with a firm belief in hearts and this place is so sacred to them.  

    Those who love God want to get close to God and accept that God will fulfill all their wishes, photography fanatics want to experience the historic architecture of Tibetan, the temple is the perfect place for them and they are mostly attracted by it


    The magnificent image of Lower Gompa Bomdila

    This temple is a division of the Bomdila monastery or the Garden Rabgye Ling Monastery. The Bomdila Monastery is the replica of the Tsona Gontse Monastery located at the Tsona in southern Tibet. Mahayana Buddhism is practiced in this monastery; those people are locally called Monpa. The Bomdila Monastery was founded by the twelfth reincarnation of the Tsona Gontse Rinpoche in the year of 1965. He was born in Morphing, West Kameng, and died in 1966.

    Later, during the thirteen reincarnations, Tsona Gontse Rinpoche reconstructed the Bomdila monastery by building a huge prayer hall.

    The Bomdila Monastery was blessed by the 14th Holy Dalai Lama in 1997.

    Inside/Outside Views

    This temple is not so big. It will take several minutes for the visitors to visit the whole temple. There is a huge prayer hall where visitors and monks come to worship. The main attraction of this monastery is the amazing Tibetan architecture and a prayer wheel.

    The front view of Lower Gompa Bomdila

    It is believed that whoever spins the wheel all wishes will come true. The outside view of the Bomdila is stunning. It is also attractive to the visitors for its incredible natural sights. The snow-capped Himalayan view from the monastery gives a heavenly feeling to the visitors.

    Opening Hours

    The visiting time of the Lower Gompa Bomdila is flexible. You can visit the monastery anytime. The monastery visiting time is from 8 am to 8 pm.

    The temple timing of the Bomdila Monastery is:

    Day  Morning Evening
    Monday- Sunday 4:30 am- 1:00 pm 3:00 pm- 9:00 pm

    Entry & Others Fees

    There is no entry fee in the Lower Gompa Bomdila.

    Near Restaurants

    These are the few best restaurants near  Lower Gompa Bomdila.  


    How to Reach

    The Lower Gompa Bomdila is nearer to Bomdila. Visitors can take a taxi to reach the Bomdila Monastery from Bomdila. 

    By Air: Tezpur Airport is the nearest airport to Bomdila. It is only 160km away from the airport.

    By Road: There are many roadways to reach Bomdila from Guwahati and Tezpur. Visitors will get a bus or other transport to reach Bomdila from Guwahati and Tezpur.

    Bomdila is 154 km away from Tezpur and 338 km away from Guwahati.

    By Rail: Rangapara North Junction is the nearest station to Bomdila. It is 144 km from the station.

    Tips for Travellers

    Take a small bag Where you can carry all your essentials things. That’s enough.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes it is safe to visit the temple. Many people and devotees visit the monastery.

    Bomdila Police Station
    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes photography is allowed in the Lower Gompa Bomdila.

    Que-03: Who is the founder of Lower Gompa Bomdila? 

    Ans: The Bomdila Monastery belongs to Mahayana Buddhism. It was constructed by the twelfth reincarnate of Tsona Rinpoche. The Lower Gompa Bomdila is a division of the Bomdila Monastery. 

    Que-04: What is the best time to visit the Lower Gompa Bomdila?

    Ans: The best time to visit the temple is from October to April. During that time the weather remains pleasant and it is a perfect atmosphere for visiting.

    Que-05: How many days this Bomdila remains open in a week?

    Ans: The Lower Gompa Bomdila remains open every day of the week.

    Que-06: Are there any festivals in the Lower Gompa Bomdila?

    Ans: Yes there are festivals in the Bomdila Monastery. The monastery celebrates numerous festivals. Losar Festival is the major festival in the Bomdila monastery which is celebrated during the new year. The festival took place for 15 days. Besides, there is another festival Saka Dew which is held in the fourth month of the Lunar calendar. This festival is celebrated to enlighten the Buddhas. 

    Torgya, Dukpa Tse-Shi, Lhabab Duechen, and many other festivals in the Bomdila monastery. 

    If you visit the Lower Gompa Bomdila you can take part in the fascinating festivals of the Bomdila Monastery.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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