Hemis Monastery, Hemis

Visit Hemis Monastery, the biggest monastery of Ladakh, situated on a green hill and surrounded by mountains. Built in 1630, the monastery is richly endowed and decorated on all the sides by prayer flags dedicated to Lord Buddha. Observe the annual Hemis festival dedicated to the dancing reincarnate of Buddha, Lord Padmasambhava, whose mission is to improve the spiritual condition of all living beings. See the painted and decorated white walls of the main building. The monastery hosts the guardian deities and the Wheel of Life, as well as an important library of Tibetan style books. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Hemis fast, fun, and easy.
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  • One gets to experience peace and serenity here. It's a nice ancient monastery. Very well maintained, neat and clean. While coming here, one gets to see excellent nature that refreshes you even before ...  more »
  • Of course, it would not be possible to visit the Valley of the Indus, without pushing up to the great monastery of Hemis... Get there as soon as possible, before the other tourists.
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  • if u r in ladakh do visit to this monestry.this is the richest monestry and hve branches across India,there is a museum inside this. its not easy to explain in words you get lost in peace n restfulnes...  more »
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