Stakna[8 photos]

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Description

Stakna (027)
Stakna (027)
34° 0′ 18″ N, 77° 41′ 7″ E

Stakna Gompa, a Buddhist monastery of the Drugpa Sect, is located 25 km south-west from Leh on the right bank of the Indus River. It was founded in the late 16th century by a Bhutanese scholar and saint, Chosje Jamyang Palkar.

Photos

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Stakna (027)
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Stakna (037)

Pictures taken with a Canon EOS1

See also

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Humayun’s Tomb (1)

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Leh (1)

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