A Travel Guide To Joshimath

Stongday Monastery, Kargil


Stongday Monastery or Gompa, located 20 km from Padum in the north, has been constructed on a rocky projection. Presently, this gompa stands as the second largest monastic establishment in Zanskar with around 60 Gelug-pa or Yellow Hat sect monks. The Gon Khang or the Temple of Guardian Deities is the major

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