Namgyalma Stupa, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh
Namgyalma Stupa in Himachal Pradesh was built to commemorate those who died during the freedom struggle for Tibet.
(Last Updated on : 27/02/2019)
Namgyalma Stupa is a Buddhist monument
, which was built to commemorate the Tibet freedom fighters. The Stupa is situated at a distance of 3 km from Dharamsala
in Himachal Pradesh
. Namgyalma Stupa is a dome-shaped construction containing the remains of Gautama Buddha
. The Stupa has a huge shrine of Sakyamuni Buddha
in it. Namgyalma Stupa was designed resembling the structure built during the 3rd century BC by King Ashoka
. It is carved out of sandstone.
Worshipping in Namgyalma Stupa
It is a belief among Tibetans that anything that falls on the Namgyalma Stupa gets purified. Some believe that rain water falling on the Stupa is a blessing. It is also believed that a visit to the Namgyalma Stupa cleanses any bad karma
that exists in the soul. The Stupa is surrounded by a number of prayer wheels. Tibetan worshipers roam around the wheels while reciting prayers.
Visiting Information to Namgyalma Stupa
Namgyalma Stupa is located at a distance of 3 km from Dharamshala and 6 km from McLeod Ganj
at Uparli Barol. Kangra airport and Kangra railway station
are the nearest to the stupa.
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