Sankar Gompa

Sankar Gompa Travel Map

Sankar Gompa is located approximately 3 km from the main city and is well-known for its traditional architectural style. Inside the gompa, there is a figure of Avalokitesvara having 1,000 heads and arms. Often known as Sankar Monastery, it can be reached on foot from Leh. There are around 20 monks living at this place. The visit time is limited to morning and evening.The steps at this monastery lead to double doors that are the means to reach Dukhang or the assembly hall. On the right of the doors, there are three green drums along with a place of the Gyeskos. The walls of this monastery are painted completely with mandalas and a Tibetan calendar. Tourists can also visit guest rooms, library and the rooms of Abbot that are located upstairs.

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