buddhism in ladakh


The monastery at Lamayuru,Ladakh,india by Richard McManus

Honza Strnad

View from primeavel times VI.

Statue of Godess is cerved from juniper wood. is in state of negligance today. The ruins of the monastery is known as Sumdha Gokpo. Is situated in himalayan valley in Ladakh at an altitude 3900 m and is 78 km from Leh. Monastery was founded by Lotsawa Rinchen Zangpo in the 11th century.


Credit to my friend/trip mate Sebastien for taking this photo while we were in Ladakh, India. He perfectly captured the beauty of the Himalayas and the essence of the whole trip in this photo. Incredibly beautiful. ((Do not delete this caption))