Namsai Buddha Vihar (

Buddha Vihar is located in the Namsai area of Lohit district of Arunachal Pradesh. Lohit was known earlier as the Mishmi Hills. The district is named after the Lohit River, from the Sanskrit Louhitya, reddish- or rust-colored, and consists of the river valley and mountains to the North and South.
At Namsai Buddha Vihar every year celebrates the thrice blessed day festival of the Buddhists marking the birth, attainment of enlightenment and Nirvana of Lord Buddha with much enthusiasm and devotion. Devotees including villagers and people from different communities actively took part in Buddha Purnima every year.


3 responses to “Namsai Buddha Vihar (

  1. I’m drawn to architecture, and this one makes me want a closer look. I’ve seen places like this before, that make me imagine that it’s formed of a thousand layers stacked together. Like a child, I want to touch it.

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