(Last Updated on : 03-07-2019)
Golden Buddha Statue is a 23-metre high statue of Maitreya
Buddha, covered with gold
present in the Likir Monastery complex. The Likir Monastery
is a Buddhist monastery
, Jammu and Kashmir
Likir is an ancient place of worship that is believed to be guarded by two sacred serpents - Nanda and Taksako. Belonging to the Gelug-pa sect of Tibetan Buddhism
, Likir Monastery was established in AD 1065, during the dominion of King Lhachen Gyalpo.
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