The Treasury of Lives

Debrup Majumdar, 2012, CC-BY-SA-3.0

Diskit, a Geluk monastery in the Nubra Valley of Ladakh, was founded in the fifteenth century by Sherab Zangpo. It is believed to be the oldest monastery in Nubra containing a gathering hall, temples, shrines, and a school housing about 100 monks. It is also known for a large statue of Maitreya consecrated in 2010 by the Fourteenth Dalai Lama. 


Sarkar, Shomika  and Deepti Shukla. 2016. Beyond the Great Valleys of Ladakh: Understanding the Monastic Architecture. N.p.: Copal Publishing Group, pp. 76-78.


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