Places To Visit in Kashmir

Likir Gompa

Likir Gompa

The Likir Monastery or gompa is one of the most established and all around kept up religious communities in Ladakh area in India’s northernmost state, Jammu and Kashmir. The cloister is situated in Likir town is accepted to have been in presence since eleventh century. The first name of Likir religious community is Klu-kkhyil gompa. Other than being the most established, the religious community is additionally known for the 75 feet statue of Buddha. Around 62 m from Leh, Likir town situated in Indus Valley is accepted to be among the most established towns of India. Likir implies the Naga enclosed. The religious community got its name as it is trusted two serpent spirits – Nanda and Taksako – protect it. The gompa has a place with Gelugpa organization of Buddhism which is likewise alluded as Yellow Hat group. It was established by Tsongkhapa in fifteenth century.

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