Lachung Temple, Nubra Valley,

Lachung Temple, Nubra Valley

Location: Lachung Temple is positioned close to the Diskit monastery in district Leh of Jammu and Kashmir.

Description: Lachung temple has grimed paintings that face a statue of Tsong-kha-pa that is crowned with a Gelug-pa yellow hat. Attractions that are located nearby include Tsangyu-Lang and Kang-yu Lang temples. This temple is one of the oldest temples in the Nubra Valley and has immense religions and historical significance for the devotees. It is a small temple but has been constructed as a great piece of art. Lachung temple represents the beauty and magnificence associated with the temples of ancient times. Apart from this the tranquil and serene environment of this temple allures local people and tourists in large numbers. Statue of Tsong-kha-pa is a reminder of the great Tibetan Buddhism philosopher, as well as teacher. He was the person who led to the formation of Geluk School. Actually Tsong-kha-pa had attained a vast amount of knowledge about Buddhist culture, religion and philosophy and was considered to be great scholar.

Activities: Being located in the lap of nature, amidst picturesque views, visiting this temple allows you to witness the true natural beauty of this place, besides offering prayers and meditating in its pious ambiance.     

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