The 40 ft tall golden Buddha statues are the major attractions of Bailk Kuppe.
The statues of Buddha, Padmasambhava, and Amitayus are the notable ones. The walls of the temples and the institutions are decorated with colorful paintings depicting gods and de-mons from Tibetan Buddhist mythology. The altar is decorated with flowers, candles and incense sticks.
This Tibetan settlement at Bailkoppa or Bail Kuppe is the the second largest Tibetan settlement outside Tibet. There are over 7,000 monks and students at the Tibetan monastery.
After the Chinese took over Tibet, the refugees were settled at Baillkuppe near
Kushalnagar and the Buddhist Monastery was re-established here in 1972. It houses over 7,000 monks and students today. The monastery not only attracts large number of young Tibetans seeking enlightenment and education, but also draws huge tourists from all over India and abroad.