THE HIMALAYAN MONASTERY

The Beautiful and Amazing Hemis Monastery is hidden within the folds of the Himalayas , 40 kms from Leh in Ladakh, India.

Am sharing snippets of the  Awesome Hemis Monastery and the surroundings through pictures in a series of blogs.

You can check out http://www.drukpa-hemis.org for details on this Monastery and thus shall not repeat the same.

The featured Image and the picture below  are the first glimpses of the Hemis Monastery ( building in yellow) which is discretely located and practically invisible till you are literally at it’s doorstep.

hidden in the hills
Hidden in the Lap of the Himalayas

This picture was taken from the main courtyard of the Monastery where the Winter Hemis Festival is held  annually in February.

It is only now I realize the colour yellow is from the silken banners.

from within
Reach out and touch the Himalayas

Beautifully integrated into the landscape, the construction can be a lesson for modern architects.

behold
Behold  the Beauty

The Hemis Monstery is located at a Height of 13000 feet and does leave you gasping for breath in awe.

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22 thoughts on “THE HIMALAYAN MONASTERY

  1. Beautiful photographs, dear Mukul, as you mentioned it is amazing building architecturally. I love the colours and all these Tibetan paintings… The monastery should be visited. I tried to enter the website but not in English, but I am searching on Google. Thank you so much, Love, nia

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      1. It is a short drive from Ladakh, which is connected by Air to Large cities of India.You could look up the website of Hemis Monastery. Yes, they do have numerous rituals and festivals.

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