List of Buddhist monasteries in Sikkim
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- North Sikkim
- Chawayng Ani Monastery (also spelled Chawang Ani) - near Phensang. Built during reign of Chogyal Tshudphud Namgyal.
- Labrang Monastery or Palden Phuntshog Phodrang (1844). Major renovation in 1978.
- Lachen Monastery - North Sikkim. Built 1806.
- Lachung Monastery - North Sikkim. Built 1880.
- Lingdum Monastery (also spelled Lingtem) - North Sikkim near Zongu. Built in 1998.
- Phensang Monastery, North Sikkim, built 1721 during Jigme Pawo's time. Burned in 1947 and rebuilt in 1948.
- Ringyim Monastery or Rigon Rigdzin Tharlig Gonpa (1852). Renovated in 1985, post 1981 earthquake.
- Phodang Monastery, North Sikkim, near Gangtok. Monastery standing today has been rebuilt.
- Tholung Monastery, North Sikkim, built 1760. Reconstructed in 1980.
- Tingbung Rigdzn Tharling Gonpa (1843).
- Tsunthang Monastery or Tsemo Rinchenthang, built 1651. Reconstructed in 1968.
- South Sikkim
- Dalling Monastery - at Kwezing. Built 1840.
- Kewwzing Monastery (also spelled Kwezing) - South Sikkim near Kwezing. Built under Chogyal Thutob Namgyal.
- Namchi Monastery - South Sikkim in Namchi. Built under Chogyal Thutob Namgyal.
- Ralang Monastery (also spelled Ralong) - South Sikkim near Tabongla
- Tendong Gumpa(Tendong Dichhen Salhun Gumpa) - Tendong Peak - Built 1956
- Yangyang Monastery - at Yangyang (near Ravangla [also spelled Rabongla]). Built 1840.
- East Sikkim
- Enchey Monastery in Gangtok, on a hilltop. Built during reign of Thutob Namgyal.
- Karthok Monastery (also spelled Khatok) - East Sikkim near Pakyong. Built under Chogyal Thutob Namgyal.
- Rhenock Monastery - Near Gangtok.
- Rumtek Monastery near Gangtok. Built in 1960s by Gyalwa Karmapa, taking refuge in India after he was attacked in China or Tibet. Houses manuscripts and icons.
- Sang Monastery - near Rumtek. Built 1912.
- West Sikkim
- Dubdi Monastery - near Yuksom (also spelled Yuksum). Built 1642 or 1700. (It may have been rebuilt by Chakdor Namgyal). Only reachable by foot.
- Khecheopalri Monastery (also spelled Khechopari) - near Yukusm.
- Mallu Monastery (also spelled Melli) - near Yuksum.
- Pemayangtse Monastery, West Sikkim at Gyalshing. Belongs to the Nyingma order; all other Nyingma monasteries in Sikkim are subordinate to this one. Called "the most important religious institution in the State [of Sikkim]".
- Sanga Choeling Monastery (also spelled Sanga Chelling or Sanga Choling) - near Pemayangste. Built 1697; oldest or second-oldest in Sikkim.
- Sinon Monastery - near Tashiding. Built 1716.
- Tashiding Monastery - West Sikkim near Legship. Nyingmapa order.
- Other or unknown
Dates in list above are from National Informatics Center unless footnoted.
- Gulia 2007 states there is a total of 77 monasteries in Sikkim.
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- Gulia, K.S. (2007), "Monasteries in Sikkim: A geographical study", Mountains of the God: Spiritual Ecology of Himalayan Region, Delhi: Gyan Publishing House, pp. 280–304, ISBN 9788182054202
- "List of Sikkim Monasteries". The Ecclesiastical Affairs Department - Government of Sikkim. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
- Joshi, H. G., ed. (2004), "Profile of land and people", Sikkim: Past and Present (first ed.), Mittal Publications, pp. 139–140, ISBN 9788170999324
- Monasteries in Sikkim, Gangtok, Sikkim, India: National Informatics Center / Tashiling Secretariat, retrieved 12 January 2015
- de Bruyn, Pippa; Bain, Keith; Allardice, David; Joshi, Shonar (2010). Frommer's India. Wiley. p. 731. ISBN 9780470645802. Retrieved 10 May 2010.