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'''Mysore''' is a district in [[Karnataka|Karnataka State]].
==Hunsur==
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==Bylakupee Tibetan Setelments==
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==Cities==
The biggest tibetan settelment outside of [[Tibet]] is near Bylakupee villege. There are about 20 villeges around here.
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=Sera Monestarys=
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*[[Heggadadevankote]]
The biggest monastary of Tibetan Budhism out side of Tibet is '''Sera Jhe''' (also: Sera Jey) monastary. In Sera you will find a vilege of almost 5,000 monks in Sera Jhe and Sera Mey monastarys.
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*[[Hunsur]]
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*[[Krishnarajasagara]]
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*[[Mysore]]
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*[[Nanjangud]]
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*[[Narsipur]]
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*[[Piriyapatna]]
  
The villege has 3 geusthouses (A simple double room is 125 Rs. and has an attached  bathroom with hot water), which the profits from go into the monastarys, hospitals and school in Sera. the profits from the shops and the internet cafe's also help sponser the monastary.
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==Other destinations==
  
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*[[Bylakupee]] - The largest Tibetan settlement outside of [[Tibet]].
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* Stone sculptures at [[Somnathapura]]
  
'''How to get to Sera'''
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==Understand==
Take a bus to '''Kushal Nagar''' from [[Mangalore]] (about 5 hours, delux bus is advised on this road) or [[Mysore]] (about 2.5 hours). From Kushal Nagar take a rikshaw to Sera (6 km. 30 Rs., at the evening it's 50 Rs.).
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==Krishnarajanagara==
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==Talk==
==Piriyapatna==
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==Heggadadevankote==
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==Get in==
==Nanjangud==  
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==Narsipur==
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==Get around==
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==See==
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*'''Mysore palace'''
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[[Image:palace(mysore).jpg|thumb|350px|'''Palace, Mysore, 2010.''', Mysore.]]
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*'''Namdroling Monastery''', in [[Bylakupee]], a large Nyingma monastery which contains the '''Golden Temple'''. In the Golden Temple there are three impressive statues of the Buddha.
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*'''Sera Jhe''' (also: Sera Jey) and '''Sera Mey''' monasteries. These monasteries are located in the same complex in [[Bylakupee]], and with a combined population of almost 5,000 monks, it is one of the largest monastic communties of Tibetan Buddhism outside of [[Tibet]].
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===Itineraries===
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Chamundi Hills: About 15 km from Mysore, it is a hill station temple which has Goddess Chamundeswhari as deity. The Nandi - Shiva's mount in mythology - at Chamundi Hills is quite famous in its own right. It is the third largest in the country at 16 by 24 feet and was carved out of a single boulder about three-and-a-half centuries ago.
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Mysore Palace: Magnificient piece of architecture.
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==Do==
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==Eat==
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==Drink==
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==Stay safe==
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==Get out==
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Revision as of 03:33, 20 September 2011

Mysore is a district in Karnataka State.

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Cities

Other destinations

Understand

Talk

Get in

Get around

See

  • Mysore palace
Palace, Mysore, 2010., Mysore.
  • Namdroling Monastery, in Bylakupee, a large Nyingma monastery which contains the Golden Temple. In the Golden Temple there are three impressive statues of the Buddha.
  • Sera Jhe (also: Sera Jey) and Sera Mey monasteries. These monasteries are located in the same complex in Bylakupee, and with a combined population of almost 5,000 monks, it is one of the largest monastic communties of Tibetan Buddhism outside of Tibet.

Itineraries

Chamundi Hills: About 15 km from Mysore, it is a hill station temple which has Goddess Chamundeswhari as deity. The Nandi - Shiva's mount in mythology - at Chamundi Hills is quite famous in its own right. It is the third largest in the country at 16 by 24 feet and was carved out of a single boulder about three-and-a-half centuries ago.

Mysore Palace: Magnificient piece of architecture.

Do

Eat

Drink

Stay safe

Get out

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