The Dhankar Monastery

October 28, 2018
contest: Best Travel Photo 2018
€ 100
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Goutam Das Male
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Dhankar Monastery,once the capital of Spiti,It is strategically built at the highest location in Spiti valley.Dhankar Gomba is over1000 years & 16th century old fort & one of the main tourist destination in Spiti region.It offers an jaw dropping panoramic view all around!The monasteries belong to Gelugpa Order of Tibetan Buddhism.The statue of Vairochana or Meditating Buddha’s idol forms the centre of the monastery.Monastery has ancient murals,thankas,Buddhist scriptures that are worth seeing.

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Kostadin Yordanov   10х10
November 5, 2018 07:45:56 PM UTC
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