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Explore the religious doctrine of Buddha through Leh Ladakh tours

By Sandhya Singh Subscribe to RSS | July 27th 2012 | Views:

Leh-Ladakh is one of the famous hilly areas in North-West India which is completely apart from the contemporary world. It is filled with various ancestral customs where life is divided by vivid spirituality. This land is very much pure and always attracts various tourists from every nook and corner of the world. The rich traditions of Buddhism still prosper in the purest form in this region, so that it is so called as a little Tibet.

Leh-Ladakh had the great accent during the bygone era because it was the main boarder of china and Europe. Leh and Ladakh are two places separated by around 40 Kms land distance, Leh is considered as Town area and Ladakh a remote area. Leh Ladakh Tours is mainly categorized in different parts that can attract different kinds of people having several interests. During your trip to Leh-Ladakh you can cover the adventurous trip, meditation, Handicraft, Yak Ride, cycling etc and also is the perfect place for the nature lovers.

Ladakh is one of the major parts of Indian state Jammu and Kashmir and Leh is the capital of Ladakh. These places are particularly influenced by Buddhist culture and traditions. Here you can get lots of Buddhist monasteries and temples are present in different parts which will attract lots of Buddhist followers from all over the world. The locations at which the Buddhist monasteries are located are very much natural and beautiful that will also double the attraction of the monastery. Some famous Leh Ladakh monasteries are given below.

Hemis Gompha: It is one of the famous and largest monasteries in Ladakh region of Kashmir. It is mainly located about 45 kms out of Ladakh. The famous Gompa is founded in 17th century. Annually Hemis festival is the major attraction of this place.

Thiksey Gompa: It is located at the distance of 20 km from Leh. This monastery is one of the most impressive religious centers in this region. Here you can explore the finest example of Ladakh art and architecture. The Thiksey monastery contains various stupas, statues, thankas, swords and famous wall paintings. Here you can collect largest collection of Buddha’s teaching.

Apart from these two place some other places are also very much famous in this region these are Spituk Gompa, Lamayuru Monastery, Phyang Gompa, Likir Gompa, Alchi Monastery, Namgyal Tsemo Gompa, Shanti Stupa, Shey Palace etc are also the major attraction of Leh-Ladakh Monastery attraction. So plan a trip to Leh-Ladakh to be the witness of Buddhist culture and tradition.

Sandhya Singh - About Author:
Jamie has been a contributing editor to Leh Ladakh Tours and Leh Ladakh monasteries . His articles have also appeared in Lonely Planet and is currently rendering for IJ Dream Vacation.

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