Namgyal Tsemo Monastery

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Namgyal Tsemo Monastery
Namgyal Tsemo Monestry.jpg
Namgyal Tsemo Monastery
AffiliationTibetan Buddhism
LocationLeh district, Ladakh, India
Namgyal Tsemo Monastery is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Namgyal Tsemo Monastery
Location within India
Geographic coordinates34°10′3″N 77°35′24″E / 34.16750°N 77.59000°E / 34.16750; 77.59000Coordinates: 34°10′3″N 77°35′24″E / 34.16750°N 77.59000°E / 34.16750; 77.59000
FounderTashi Namgyal

Namgyal Tsemo Monastery or Namgyal Tsemo Gompa is a Buddhist monastery in Leh district, Ladakh, northern India.[1] Founded by King Tashi Namgyal (1555-1575) of Ladakh, it has a three-story high gold statue of Maitreya Buddha and ancient manuscripts and frescoes.[1] It is situated near the Tsemo Castle.


  1. ^ a b "Namgyal Tsemo Gompa". Retrieved 19 October 2009.