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The Padmasambhava Mahavihara Monastery, Chandragiri, Gajapati, Odisha

Posted Date: 21 Aug 2016     Posted by: Naresh Kumar Behera  
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The Padmasambhava Mahavihara Monastery, Chandragiri, Gajapati, Odisha

The Padmasambhava Mahavihara monastery at Chandragiri, near Mohana of Gajapati District of Odisha is the largest Buddhist Monastery in South Asia. It is named after Acharya Padmasambhava, an Odisha born monk who spread Buddhism in Tibet in 7th century. There are around 200 monks residing here. It is a beautiful religious and peaceful place to visit in Ganjam-Gajapati district, Odisha.