Bardan Monastery

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A thangka on the wall of Bardan representing the wheel of life

Bardan Monastery or Bardan Gompa is a 17th-century Buddhist monastery, approximately 12 kilometres south of Padum, in Zanskar, Ladakh, northern India at the side of the Lungnak river.[1][2] The monastery also ran several smaller hermitages in the area.

The monastery consists of a large Dukhang or assembly hall which has some grand statues of Buddhist figures and several small stupas.


  1. ^ "Leh - Official Site". Archived from the original on 18 May 2012.
  2. ^ "Bardan Monastery". Archived from the original on 3 November 2009. Retrieved 30 September 2009.

Coordinates: 33°23′54″N 76°55′09″E / 33.3983°N 76.9193°E / 33.3983; 76.9193