Kloster Hemis, Hemis

Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Hemis Monastery is a Himalayan Buddhist monastery (gompa) of the Drukpa Lineage, in Hemis, Ladakh, India. Situated 45 km from Leh, the monastery was re-established in 1672 by the Ladakhi king Sengge Namgyal. The annual Hemis festival honouring Padmasambhava is held in early June.
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  • This is one of the richest Monastery in Leh, Ladakh. we had visited all the monastery in ladakh but this is one of the oldest and it also has a museum and liberaries. which help us to know more about....  more »
  • Hemis Monastery is the largest and richest Buddhist monastery in Ladakh and it hosts to the popular festival called Hemis Festival. The day has been declared as the state holiday. This 2-day festival....  more »

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