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Address: Kathmandu, Nepal

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The kwawalung monastery is very beautiful. The monks are really nice and friendly. We stayed for 2 weeks teaching English to the 8-16 year old monks. We arranged it via... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2016
Tessa E
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The kwawalung monastery is very beautiful. The monks are really nice and friendly. We stayed for 2 weeks teaching English to the 8-16 year old monks. We arranged it via InspireNepal and can recommend it very much! There were about 6-8 other volunteers so preparation of the classes was split. The food is not very variable, loads of dal bhat,... More 

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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

That was awesome feeling bt some thing missing..we enjoy a lot and cheering the old moments ..it was surprised visit for us..

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed 15 August 2014

We have visited the Monastery. The area is so quite with great views of the mountains. We assisted to some meditations with the monks and we wanna come back!! They were very welcoming and funny. The Monastery is so beautiful and they love to talk about their religion, tradition and customs.

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Thank Lena P
Kathmandu, Nepal
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Reviewed 18 January 2013

I stayed here for roughly a week just to catch a local monastery experience in Boudha. It was a wonderful experience. Basic, but incredibly cheap, the food is plentiful, and the monks - both those running the place and living here - were fantastic! A great group of kids, they let me teach some English classes and watch movies with... More 

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Kathmandu
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Reviewed 22 July 2012

I have to say, I have been to many monasteries and they are all pretty nice, but his has a real sense of calm, and it is just plain uplifting! In a city of the absurd, this is a wonderful outlet.

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 8 May 2008

This monastery is open in 2005, founded by Lama Jigme Dorjee. It includes a school for Buddhist studies and retreat. The monastery boasts many beautiful wall paintings and has rich Tibetan heritage. Do make a visit here if you are at Bodhnath Stupa or Hyatt Hotel. It's about 10-15 mins taxis drive. Tell the taxis driver the name of monastery... More 

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