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The Lamayuru Monastery

B.P.O Khaltse, Ladakh, Leh, Jammu and Kashmir 194106

Indian Cuisine
Viewpoint
Buddhist Temple
Cave
Mountain Peak

The Monastery consisted originally of five buildings, some remains of the four corner buildings can still be seen. Lamayuru is one of the largest and oldest monasteries in Ladakh, with a population of around 150 permanent monks residing. It has, in the past, housed up to 400 monks, many of which are now monasteries in gompas in surrounding villages.

Location of The Lamayuru Monastery