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Chinese and Tibetan Monasteries, Bodhgaya, Bihar

The Chinese Monastery in Bodhgaya, Bihar state of India is situated to the north-west of Maha Bodhi Maha Vihara. It was built in 1945 by a Chinese Monk and rebuilt in 1997.

This video features this temple which houses three golden coloured statues of Buddha in three different forms. The exterior of the temple is surrounded by a lush green garden.

The Tibetan monastery standing next to the Chinese Monastery is one of the biggest monasteries in Bodhgaya. The architectural style of this monastery is unique and is influenced by Tantrayana Buddhist arts and paintings.