HEMIS MONASTERY, INDUS VALLEY NEAR LEH

Drukpa

NAME/NOM/

NAME/NOME

     HEMIS GOMPA

 

   

LOCATION/LIEU/

ORT/LUOGO

  Hemis, 40Km from Leh

 

   

LINEAGE/TRADITION/

SCHULE/ORDINE

  Drukpa

 

   

FOUNDED/FONDÉ/

GEGRÜNDET/FONDATO

  17th Century

 

   

FOUNDER/FONDATEUR/

GRÜNDER/FONDATORE

  1st Taktsang Repa, Ngawang Gyatso (1573-1651), popularly known as “Taktsang Shambunath” and also in Ladakhi language as “Staktsang Raspa” with the support of Ladakhi King Sengge Namgyal (1616-1645)

 

   

PROTECTOR/PROTECTEUR/

SCHIRMHERR/PROTETTORE

   
     

SPIRITUAL HEAD/

MAÎTRE SPIRITUEL/

GEISTIGES OBERHAUPT/

CAPO SPIRITUALE 

  H. H. The Gyalwang Drukpa
     

BRANCH/AFFILIÉ/

ZWEIG/AFFILIATO

 

Hemis is the largest monastic institution in Ladakh with over 200 branch monasteries in the Himalayan region and over 1000 monks under its care.

     
WEBSITE  

www.drukpa-hemis.org

www.dwls.org

     
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FESTIVAL 2017   July 3-4, 2017