Trakthogk Monastery, Sakti Village, Leh, Jammu & Kashmir
Trakthogk Monastery is situated near Sakti Village in Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir.
(Last Updated on : 28/08/2014)
Trakthogk Monastery is one of the Buddhist monasteries in India. The monastery belongs to the most erstwhile order of Buddhism
, the Nying-ma-pa. It is assumed that the Tantric Buddha, Padmasambhava, meditated here on his way to Tibet.
Location of Trakthogk Monastery
It is located near Sakti Village
in Leh district
of Jammu and Kashmir
. It is positioned exactly above the Sakti Village near a cave.
Attractions of Trakthogk Monastery
Trakthogk Monastery is famous for its wall paintings and images of Padmasabhavana and Avalokitshewra
. However, the wall paintings are now covered with black soot, hardly distinguishable. The dukhang on the other hand is a recent addition.
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