Kalinga Nippon Monastery, Bhubaneswar

Inside the Kalinga Nippon Monastery

 

 

About the Monastery

The quaint monastery with simple yet elegant interiors is easily missed by the tourists taken in by the magnificence of the Dahuli Shanti Stupa. Built around the same time as the Stupa i.e 1972, this monastery acts as a residential complex for the monks of the Kalinga Nippon Sangha, whose founder Guruji Fuji was instrumental in collaborating with the Japanese Buddha Sangha to build the Stupa.

Heritage Links

In And Around Dhauli Hill

The small hillock of Dhauli is teeming with history, apart from the magnificent Shanti Stupa, it’s home to one of the earliest Buddhist sculpture in Odisha, The elephant on top of the Ashokan Rock Edicts located on the way up to the Stupa. There is a park with Ashok Stambh and Kalinga Nippon Monastery, built by the Kalinga-Nippon Sangh.



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