This is one of the largest Tibetan situated in Bylukoppe, Mysore district and the temple here built famously called as ‘Tibetan Golden Temple’ or ‘Buddhist Golden Temple’, is located on the border of Kodagu which is accessible easily from Kushalnagar Town. The place is home to thousands of monks and students, monasteries built here traditionally some of them larger and attractive. The Shiny Namadroling monastery has gigantic gold-plated statues of Tibetan deities. This settlement lives with their tradition, rules, and culture. The Monasteries architect uniquely and rare in India. Visitors allowed to visit between 10 AM to 5 PM to the temple, decorated temples and monasteries are the main attraction in Bylukoppe. The Tibetans came to India and settled in Bylukoppe in 1972 after Tibet took control by China.
The statues of Buddha, Padmasambhava, and Amitayus and 40 ft tall Buddha statue (painted in gold color) are the main attractions in Tibetan reserved Area. This Area consists of temples, monasteries, camps, study centres, and home to thousands of Tibetan peoples including monks.
Monasteries, Nunneries and Educational Institutions:
- Tashilunpo monastery
- Namdroling Monastery
- Sera Mey Monastic University for Advanced Buddhist Studies and Practices
Shopping and Food
Chinese and Indian foods served in Hotels and Restaurants in the surrounding of Tibetan reserved area. Shopping centers sell traditional products including Chinese products. Lodges are available in bylukoppe, for better stay go to Kushalnagar town.
Tibetan Monasteries and Temples are accessible easily, it is in the Mysore and Madikeri highway which needs to take diversion near Bylukuppe ( the small town near Kushalnagar).
- 3.4 kms from Kushalnagar town
- 34 km from Madikeri town or 50 minutes drive