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buddha park ravangla: On the 2550th birthday of Lord Buddha’s stupendous and colossal statue was structured in Ravangla, Sikkim. Tathagata Tsal is a place named by his holiness Dalai Lama the fourteenth, where a 128 foot hammered copper statue of the Buddha was consecrated by him in 2013. Since after, he consecrated the structure its become a key destination for the Buddhists and Himalayan Buddhists.

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buddha park ravangla  is planned and structured in a way that from an aerial view the yin-yang formation around the statue. Tathagata is a Sanskrit and Pali word. It is used to refer/depict to Lord Buddha. This term is often thought to mean either “one who has thus gone” (tathā-gata) or “one who has thus come” (tathā-āgata). This is interpreted as signifying that the Tathagata is beyond all coming and going – beyond all transitory process of life.

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As per the teachings of Buddha, this also may be meant to one who has transcended the human condition, one beyond the endless cycle of birth and rebirth/suffering. Demonstration of the teachings of Buddha makes it a popular and holy place for the Buddhist followers.

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“Jataka tales”– depicted on a huge gate. Jataka tales- on the previous lives of Gautam Buddha. This location was chosen as this place was already a religious complex of the Rabong Monastery- centuries old pilgrimage. Ralang Monastery is also nearby- a key monastery for Buddhists.

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The main temple is beneath the huge statue of Lord Buddha. Huge walls and hall have significant images of lord Buddha and depictions of his life. A museum having the history and life of lord Buddha. Overall a beautiful depiction of Buddhist culture and importance. The temple gets closed for the visitors at 5:30 pm.

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