Hemis Monastery, Hemis

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Visit Hemis Monastery, the biggest monastery of Ladakh, situated on a green hill and surrounded by mountains. Built in 1630, the monastery is richly endowed and decorated on all the sides by prayer flags dedicated to Lord Buddha. Observe the annual Hemis festival dedicated to the dancing reincarnate of Buddha, Lord Padmasambhava, whose mission is to improve the spiritual condition of all living beings. See the painted and decorated white walls of the main building. The monastery hosts the guardian deities and the Wheel of Life, as well as an important library of Tibetan style books. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Hemis fast, fun, and easy.
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  • Hemis monastery is a very peaceful holy place which is located in Leh Laddakh near KARU. If anybody wants to visit Leh Laddakh, then Hemis monastery must be visit and feel the peace of mind in this di...  more »
  • Situated some 45 kms from Leh City, Hemis is tucked on a mountain on the west bank of the serene River Indus. You can spend almost 2 to 3 hours there . There is a museum also related to this .  more »
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  • Must visit place. Keep a day for it. Explore the whole Gompa at leisure. There are many places to shoot excellent photos around here. The souvenir shop has great collections of things to buy. The warm jackets I bought for kids are great.
  • A beautiful place to visit where you can realise the meaning of life. If you visit the monastery you must visit the museum.
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