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Rizong - Buddhist Monastery in Ladakh ... the monks and their innermost worlds ...

The Rizong Gompa of Ladakh was founded by the great Lama Tsultim Nima in the year 1831. It belongs to the Gelukpa Order, and is situated at a distance of approximately 73 km from the Leh town. The monastery serves as the residence of approximately 40 monks. However, they have to follow some very strict rules. The inmates of the monastery are not permitted to have anything on their person, except for religious robes and books. Rizdong Monastery of Leh Ladakh consists of a number of shrines inside its complex.

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  • Copyright: Ewa Zadlo (ewasting) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 27 W: 0 N: 44] (762)
  • Genre: Gens
  • Medium: Couleur
  • Date Taken: 2008-08-03
  • Categories: Vie quotidienne
  • Exposition: f/5.6, 1/160 secondes
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  • Date Submitted: 2008-10-05 11:44
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