Gemur Monastery

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Gemur Monastery
Gemur Monastery is located in Himachal Pradesh
Gemur Monastery
Gemur Monastery
Location within India
Coordinates 32°36′35″N 77°8′47″E / 32.60972°N 77.14639°E / 32.60972; 77.14639Coordinates: 32°36′35″N 77°8′47″E / 32.60972°N 77.14639°E / 32.60972; 77.14639
Monastery information
Location Gemur, Lahaul Spiti district, Himachal Pradesh, India
Founded c. 1300
Type Tibetan Buddhist

Gemur Monastery is a Buddhist monastery, 600 to 700 yards above the village of Gemur, Lahaul Spiti district, Himachal Pradesh, northern India. It is located 18 kilometres from keylong in 'bhaga valley'Lahaul. The monastery is around 700 years ago.

It contains a sculpture of the goddess 'Marichi Vajravarahi' which dates back to the 11th-12th century AD. The ‘devil dance’ is carried out in the month of July.[1] The monastery also contains ancient Buddhist miniature paintings, wall paintings, stupas, statues and Buddhist artifacts.

Footnotes[edit]

Gemur Gompa situated in Lahoul & Spiti District Not in Kullu District. It is approximately 18 km from Keylong Headquarter f Lahoul & Spitti District.

References[edit]

kindly make some correction regarding the exact location of maonastry.the district is LAHOUL SPITI and the distance from kullu is approximately 150 km.