December 2021
Shey palace
The Shey monastery and palace is located on a small hill 15 kilometers to the south of Leh, Ladakh. The monastery lies on the Leh-Manali highway in Shey village. The main attraction of the monastery is the colossal statue of Shakyamuni Buddha made up of copper with gilded gold. Earlier, Shey was the summer capital...
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Stakna monastery view from far
The Stakna monastery is a Buddhist monastery located 25 kilometers from Leh on the bank of the Indus river. The monastery is affiliated with the Drukpa sect in Stakna, Leh, Ladakh. The name “Stakna” literally means ‘Tiger’s Nose’ because the monastery is situated on a hilltop and appears to be the shape of a tiger’s...
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