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Life in Seclusion – Best Monasteries in the World

Mad pace of modern life often does not allow us to pause and think, to review our priorities and find inner harmony. That’s why the decision to become a hermit comes to some people who feel that they have lost their way a need some time to reflect away from noisy and spoiled society. You can live as a hermit alone or visit one of the greatest monasteries in the world where people with the same spiritual values share the joy of seclusion.

Tiger’s Nest in Bhutan is one of the most famous monasteries in the world but it is not easy to approach. It is situated on the rock which is 3,120 meters high. The founder of the monastery, Padmasambhava is said to fly on this cliff on the back of a tiger that’s why the monastery has received its name. This sanctum in Himalayas surrounded with mist is a perfect place to think about the nothingness of worldly problems from this breathtaking height. If you decide to visit this place you should make your way on foot or on the mule’s back, but you will not regret passing all the difficulties of the climb in the end.

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Posted by on August 25, 2012 in Spirituality

 

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