Wednesday, December 7, 2016

This Photo Story Of Jirang Monastery Will Surely Compel You To Visit It Soon

jirang-feature-img

With imposing sights, the place of the largest Buddhist monastery of Eastern India is symbolic to Tibetan culture and is hence christened as the little Tibet of Odisha. Known as Jirang, its verdant surroundings complement with the aesthetic look of the monastery named Padma Sambhav Mahavihar. Even the road leading to Jirang is replete with lushness & one can find colorful flags as a sign of Buddhist welcome on both sides of the road. It is nothing less than pleasure to explore this relaxed abode which has the perfect ingredient of nature’s bounty & peaceful enlightenment for every visitor.

 

 Let’s take a visual tour into this destination of bliss!

 

1. The lush greenery and picturesque mountain ranges while you are on your way to Jirang.

towards-jirang1

Pic Courtesy: Debashis Panda

towards-jirang2

Pic Courtesy: Debashis Panda

 

2. The Breathtaking first views of monastery before you step in to the village.

jirang-first-view-4

Pic Courtesy: prakashpmrdf

jirang-first-view-3

PIc Courtesy: archi-star

 

3. Standing tall the richly decorated, exquisite 70 feet high  Padmasambhava Mahavihara monastery.

jirang-full-view-7

Pic Courtesy: sayantansharba

jirang-full-view-5

Pic Courtesy: Shishir Kar

 

4. Experience the simple yet holistic lifestyle of 200 Tibetan monks residing in the monastery!

lifestyle-monk13

Pic Courtesy: Debashis Panda

lifestyle-monk12

Pic Courtesy: prakashpmrdf

lifestyle-monk14

Pic Courtesy: prakashpmrdf

lifestyle-monk11

Pic Courtesy: Debashis Panda

 

5. A rich and detailed reflection of the Tibetan culture.

lifestyle-monk15

Pic Courtesy: prakashpmrdf

lifestyle-monk19

lifestyle-monk16

Pic Courtesy: Debashis Panda

lifestyle-monk20

Pic Courtesy: Debashis Panda

lifestyle-monk18

Pic Courtesy: prakashpmrdf

lifestyle-monk21

Pic Courtesy: Pratik Mohapatra

 

6. Marvel at the architectural brilliance and vivid paintings across the monastery.

architechtual-brilliance-culture-tibet-28

Pic Courtesy: Debashis Panda

architechtual-brilliance-culture-tibet-31

Pic Courtesy: Debashis Panda

architechtual-brilliance-culture-tibet-32

Pic Courtesy: prakashpmrdf

architechtual-brilliance-culture-tibet-29

Pic Courtesy: prakashpmrdf

architechtual-brilliance-culture-tibet-34

Pic Courtesy: prakashpmrdf

 

7. Last but not the least, be a captive of its calm & pleasant surroundings!

breathtaking-surroundings-22

Pic Courtesy: Pratik Mohapatra

breathtaking-surroundings-20

Pic Courtesy: archi-star

breathtaking-surroundings-27

Pic Courtesy: Debashis Panda

breathtaking-surroundings-24

Pic Courtesy: Pratik Mohapatra

 

So, what is the wait for? We suggest you should plan a trip to Jirang and this monastery pretty soon, if you haven’t already. Because this is one of those scenic places which once visited will forever remain etched in your memory!