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Beautiful architecture and imagery throughout

If you are Buddhist, this temple is a lovely place to come and meditate. Its quiet and beautiful... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Surrey, Canada
A sight you don't want to miss if you visit BC

This is one of the two temples in the same area. One is for women the other is for men. Keep that... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2018
Toronto, Canada
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Aug 6, 2018
“Beautiful architecture and imagery throughout”
Feb 23, 2018
“A sight you don't want to miss if you visit BC”
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

If you are Buddhist, this temple is a lovely place to come and meditate. Its quiet and beautiful with many painted decorative walls and trim, as well as beautiful sculptures of Buddhist Dieties. I loved the sound of the monks chanting.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed February 23, 2018

This is one of the two temples in the same area. One is for women the other is for men. Keep that in mind. If you are male and go to the female temple everyone will disappear. If you are female and go to the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank A C
Reviewed June 21, 2017

I have been coming to Canada for over 15 years and have passed the Thrangu Monastery many times and thought it would be really interesting to see the inside. Finally after passing it many times my Wife and I stopped and took the walk to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Curtis S
Reviewed March 3, 2017

This Buddhist monastery is something to marvel. Clean well maintained and very respectful of your personality. Please visit and promote this place if you are on a trip to visit temples, mosques and monasteries. The whole of #5 Road is catering to these places of...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Jpart
Reviewed October 4, 2016

This is a wonderful place to visit, quite different from the other Buddhist temple in Richmond. It comprises one large building with the shrine hall the major feature. There are private areas for the monks. Although it looks like the entrance is at the front,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank TPT_Traveller
Reviewed September 28, 2016

this place in beautiful inside-out, has impressive colours, and design, superb cleanliness and a very suitable place for peace and meditation

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

If you happen to visit the City of Richmond, this is a must see. Architecture is almost entirely from Nepal. The colours are vivid, thangka paintings are of highest quality. You get a great taste of Tibetan Buddhism. There are daily ceremonies you can participate...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Mark E
Reviewed February 17, 2016

The Thrangu Monastery is located on #5 Rd in Rmd, sometimes referred to as "Church Row" because of the many religious temples, churches, mosques and institutions located on the road. Thrangu Monastery is a beautifully constructed colourful temple decorated and architecturally structured in Tibetan tradition....More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank inger_ted
Reviewed March 13, 2015

There are "pujas" -- religious chanting ceremonies -- at various times during the day. The monks are very welcoming and gracious. This is a very large temple/monastery whose abbot is a major figure in the Kagyu lineage (although he is rarely in Canada; this is...More

Date of experience: September 2014
4  Thank 154donaldh
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