NAMGAYA BUDDHIST TEMPLE

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Location: Kinnaur District, Himachal Pradesh
Presiding Deity: Lagan
Centre Of: Durgapa Sect


The Buddhist temple called 'Lagging', at Namgaya is dedicated to 'Lagan' and is the centre of Durgapa sect.

The inhabitants of the place were known as 'Niama' or 'Jads' who are currently called 'Kanuras' and speaka dialect akin to Tibet.

Apart from the Buddhist temple, the local people also venerate four local deities viz. 'Chola', 'Bushahru', 'Dabla' and 'Kuldeva Narayana'. Amount them 'Dabla' enjoys a senior position.



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