The Monasteries of Namsai

The Monasteries of Namsai
The Golden Pagoda is an iconic structure of Theravada Buddhism , Photo Credit: Sandipan Chaterjee

Here are some pictures of the majestic monasteries or pagodas in Namsai and its nearby areas that will make you want to pack your bags right away

Karan Kaushik
March 13 , 2021
03 Min Read

In Namsai, you would come across such stunning kongmus embellished with golden paint and intricate carvings. This beautiful kongmu was captured in our lens at the Pariyata Sasana Buddhist Vihara or Namsai Monastery in Namsai

Intricately carved Dragon statue at Namsai Monastery


Buddha statues at the prayer hall at Namsai Monastery

A Buddha statue at Namsai Monastery A golden kongmu at Manmow Monastery, Namsai

The beautifully lit Golden Pagoda at night

Monks at the Golden Pagoda

A statue of a celestial ferry known as Nang Vasundari at the Golden Pagoda

The majestic Sau Sasana pillar where four godly angels circle around the post in praying posture

A dragon boat-like surface called Chong Sangken is a water-flow passage

A statue of serpent King Mucilanda at the Golden Pagoda

A statue of Saint Chowsang Sivali at the Golden Pagoda

A cane statue of Lord Buddha at the Golden Pagoda's prayer hall

Monks during their morning prayer service at the Golden Pagoda

Monks at the Golden Pagoda's meditation hall

A panoramic view of Chongkham's Buddha Vihara

Impressive structures at Buddha Vihara, Chongkham

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An imposing Buddha statue at the Chongkham Buddha Vihara

The Chongkham Buddha Vihara is a fine specimen of monastery architecture

Empong Monastery at Chongkham's Empong village

Kongmu and Buddha Statue at Empong Monastery

World Peace Pagoda, Chongkham Monmong Monastery near Namsai At Manmow Monastery in Namsai

At a monastery in Piyong

Khamoon Sutongpe Stupa near Chongkham

A monastery in Chongkham

A monastery in Piyong village near Namsai

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