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Namgyal Tsemo Monastery

Namgyal Tsemo Monastery
Namgyal Tsemo Monastery
Namgyal Tsemo Monastery is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Namgyal Tsemo Monastery
Namgyal Tsemo Monastery
Location within India
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Monastery information
Location Leh district, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Founded by Tashi Namgyal
Founded 1430
Type Tibetan Buddhist
Sect Gelug

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]

The Monastery was featured in a television commercial for WorldSoccerShop.com in 2011.

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