Lingdum Monastery

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Lingdum Monastery
Lingdum Monastery (also Ranka Lingdum or Pal Zurmang Kagyud Monastery).jpg
AffiliationTibetan Buddhism
SectZurmang Kagyu
LeadershipH. E. Zurmang Gharwang Rinpoche
LocationSikkim, India
Lingdum Monastery is located in Sikkim
Lingdum Monastery
Location within India
Geographic coordinates27°19′51″N 88°34′46″E / 27.330805°N 88.579484°E / 27.330805; 88.579484

Lingdum Monastery (also Ranka Lingdum or Pal Zurmang Kagyud Monastery) is a Buddhist monastery near Ranka in Sikkim, North East India, about an hour's drive from Gangtok. It was completed in 1999.[1][2][3]

It follows the Zurmang Kagyu tradition.[4]


  1. ^ Lonely Planet (2009). India. ISBN 1742203477. p. 595.
  2. ^ "The Aura of Lingdum or Ranka Monastery, Gangtok, Sikkim, India". Be On The Road - Live your Travel Dream!. 12 November 2010. Retrieved 24 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Lingdum Zurmang Kharwang Gonpa". Ecclesiastical Affairs Department, Government of Sikkim. Retrieved 24 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Lingdum Monastery". Official Web Portal of Sikkim Tourism Development Corporation. Retrieved 24 February 2018.

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