- Address: Diskit, Jammu and Kashmir 194401, Leh, India
- Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
- Ticket Price: 30 INR
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Religious Site, Family And Kids, Monastery
The Dishkit is more famously known as the Dishkit Gompa or monastery, precisely situated in the Nubra valley of Leh. The sect of the Gelugpa is followed in the Tibetan monastery under the religion of Tibetan Buddhism. The founder of Dishkit was Changzem Tserab Zangpo, who was a follower of the founder of Gelugpa sect- Tsong Khapa. The interior of the monastery features the idol of the Maitreya Buddha placed in the central prayer hall. The adjoining images surrounding the statue of the Buddha feature several guardian gods and goddesses. The cupola is raised upon a platform and it is adorned with an exquisite fresco of the heritage Tibetan monastery of Tashilhunpo.
Besides the main functional monastery, the administrative premises also include a school whose facilitation is supported through the financing of a Tibetan NGO, known as the Tibet Support Group. The studies especially include computer sciences and various subjects of science along with arts. The monastery is in close proximity to the Lachung Temple, which is regarded as an ancient temple and bears a large statue of Tsong Khapa. The monastery holds a winter festival traditionally known as the Dosmoche. The rituals and celebrations are attended by enormous visitors and natives from the Nubra Valley.
Diskit Travel Tips
- The monastery holds a winter festival traditionally known as the Dosmoche. The rituals and celebrations are attended by enormous visitors and natives from the Nubra Valley.
How to Reach Diskit
- By Car
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86.94% of people who visit Leh include Diskit in their plan
08 AM - 09 AM
44.78% of people start their Diskit visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Diskit
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Diskit