Namgyal Tsemo Monastery

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Namgyal Tsemo Monastery
Namgyal Tsemo Monestry.jpg
Namgyal Tsemo Monastery
Religion
AffiliationTibetan Buddhism
SectGelug
Location
LocationLeh district, Ladakh, India
CountryIndia
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
Architecture
FounderTashi Namgyal

Namgyal Tsemo Monastery or Namgyal Tsemo Gompa is a Buddhist monastery in Leh district, Ladakh, northern India.[1] Founded in 1430 by King Tashi Namgyal of Ladakh, it has a three-story high gold statue of Maitreya Buddha and ancient manuscripts and frescoes.[1]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Namgyal Tsemo Gompa". Buddhist-temples.com. Retrieved 19 October 2009.