E N C H E Y Monastery 🏯
Over 200+ years old, this monastery is located at a higher altitude and approximately 3km northeast of main Gangtok city. The name translates to 'Solitary Temple'. The entrance to the main shrine (in the 1st image) depicts the Kings👑 of four cardinal directions that protect the monastery and the universe. There are other buildings dedicated for junior monks. There is a shrine where even the sick can come and offer their prayers.
At present this religious place is a home to 90 monks.