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34° 16′ 58″ N, 76° 46′ 28″ E


Lamayuru Gompa, one of the largest and oldest gompas in Ladakh, housed up to 400 monks. The Indian scholar Mahasiddhacarya Naropa (956 - 1041) caused a lake which filled the valley to dry up and founded Lamayuru Monastery.

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