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

Diskit, a Geluk monastery in the Nubra Valley of Ladakh. Its founding is attributed Sherab Zangpo in the fifteenth century. 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. 

Sources

Quentin Devers, Laurianne Bruneau and Martin Vernier. "An archaeological survey of the Nubra Region (Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, India)". Études mongoles et sibériennes, centrasiatiques et tibétaines, 46 | 2015. http://journals.openedition.org/emscat/2647

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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