Karthok Monastery

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Karthok Monastery
Monastery information
Location Sikkim, India
Type Tibetan Buddhist

Karthok Monastery is a Buddhist monastery in Pakyong, a town in the foothills of the Himalayas located in the East Sikkim district of the northeastern Indian state of Sikkim.[1] It is considered the sixth oldest monastery of Sikkim and this monastery follows the Nyingma Order of Tibetan Buddhism.[2]


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  2. ^ "Sikkim Karthok Monastery". India Mapped: Monasteries in India. Retrieved 25 September 2014.