mahakal buddhist temple

This little temple sits atop a quiet hill in Darjeeling.  It is a peaceful climb to get there, the greatest 'street traffic' being the monkeys, and the small but steady stream of worshippers.

 

Used by local people, it is sacred to the Bhutias, people of Tibetan ancestry, of whom there are many in this part of the world.  It is said to be the site of an ancient monastery.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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