Gemur Monastery, Keylong

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Gemur Monastery is a 700 year old monastery, located at a distance of about 18 km from Keylong in Himachal Pradesh. Situated in the Bhaga Valley of Keylong, this gompa lies 600 to 700 yards above the Gemur Village. Every year in the month of July, a ‘devil dance’ is organised in the monastery. The main attraction of this religious shrine is the 11th century statue of goddess the Marichi and Vajravarahi, who are said to have their origins in Varahi, a Hindu goddess.

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