5. January 2016
Maitreya Buddha

Diskit monastery, Maitreya Buddha and Khardung La Pass

When we left the herd of Bactrian camels we had to find a car that drove us to the taxi station in the Nubra Valley, because we didn’t realize that Hundar is far from that place. We found a […]
10. December 2015
view from Shey monastery

Shey Monastery and panoramic view of the surroundings

I have planned to visit Shey Monastery this day. The Shey Monastery and Palace are located on a hillock in Shey. It has an average elevation of 3,415m and is situated only 15 kilometers from Leh in Ladakh on the […]
5. December 2015
sand mandala

How Buddhist monks build sand mandala?

When I entered to the room where the monks build sand mandala in Spituk monastery, I did not believe my eyes. I have never thought I will see it in my life. The best part was that I saw […]
2. December 2015
spituk monastery

Great day in Spituk monastery and village with local people

I had planned to visit the Spituk monastery today. Because Kolto comes from the village of Spituk,  he suggested me to go to the monastery with his son, who can show it to me. I was very pleased with […]
30. November 2015
hemis monastery festival

Visiting Buddhist Hemis monastery festival

I was lucky, bacuse I came to Leh in days of Hemis monastery festival. I with my new Korean friends from my guest house went to the Hemis to see how famous Hemish monastery festival looks like. We got […]
30. July 2015
Hemis monastery

Hemis monastery – the biggest gompa in Ladakh

Hemis village has wide range of hotels from budget to luxury, locals offer homestay facilities as well and monks provides overnight stay in Hemis Monastery, but we decided to visit place in a one day. Hemis Monastery is situated […]
3. June 2015

Thiksey Monastery and stunning view of the Indus Valley

Thiksey Monastery is the 12-story complex houses temples, including a 15m high statue of Future Buddha. Tibetan Buddhist monastery sits at 11,800 feet (3 600m) in region of Ladakh in India. There are also a number of sacred shrines, valuable […]