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Samstanling Monastery

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Samstanling Monastery

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Umang A wrote a review Mar 2019
Mumbai, India722 contributions97 helpful votes
This monastry is located towards Nubra Valley and built beautifully. This remain snow clad for 5-6 months in a year.
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Date of experience: April 2018
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Lovers_paradise wrote a review Jan 2019
new delhi176 contributions47 helpful votes
Samstanling Gompa is located in Sumur Village in the Nubra Valley of the Ladakh.The Monastery was founded almost 150 years ago. The place is to be found in the middle of pleasant scenic beauty and is surrounded by traditional hues of gold, red and white. There are local buses and shared taxis that visit this village on regular basis from all important places in the Ladakh. You can also hire a private taxi to Sumur village. From the village you can either take a taxi or hike for 45 minutes to reach Samstanling Monastery.
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Date of experience: June 2018
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royjay2018 wrote a review Jan 2019
New Delhi, India198 contributions53 helpful votes
The picturesque village Sumur in the Nubra Valley region is a charming little gem of Ladakh. Calm and peaceful is what this village is all about and giving it an added beauty is the Samstanling Monastery. Set amidst scenic mountains and greens, Samstanling is a popular monastery which showcases the traditional touch with shades of gold, red and white. This must visit attraction is approximately 120 km from Leh and a 45 minutes trek from Sumur village.
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Date of experience: June 2018
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Rajivglobaltraveller wrote a review Nov 2018
New Delhi, India378 contributions289 helpful votes
Samstanling Monastery is in Sumlur village and was founded by Lama Tsultim Nima, 140 years ago. The monastery houses 50 monks and this is the main monastery of the region. On the way and around the monastery the landscape is enchanted with the yellow-red trees, vibrant and colourful prayer flags, berry bushes, golden-grey mountains reaching out to cuddle the pristine blue skyline. The monastery has two assembly, both of which have spectacular murals and paintings of Buddha, Dharma chakra, the four heavenly kings, guardians and lots of other aspects of Buddhism. The guest house in the monastery is the resident of the 7 year old incarnation of Lama Bakula Rinpoche, who is a great visionary.
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Date of experience: August 2018
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Blitzkrieg3 wrote a review Aug 2018
New Delhi, India148 contributions43 helpful votes
Set amidst scenic mountains and greens Samstanling is a popular monastery which showcases the traditional touch with shades of gold, red and white. This must visit attraction is approximately 120 kilometres from Leh and a 45 minutes trek from Sumur village. Overall, a great place to visit if you find yourself in Leh Ladakh.
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Date of experience: August 2018
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