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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
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 in 2011.


  1. ^ a b "Namgyal Tsemo Gompa". Retrieved October 19, 2009. 
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