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Delegates Of G20 Visited The Hemis Monastery

Delegates Of G20 Visited The Hemis Monastery:

Delegates of G20 visited the Hemis Monastery in Leh and also witnessed the famous Cham dance.

  • Hemis Monastery is a Buddhist monastery located in Leh City.
  • It belongs to the Drukpa lineage of Buddhism.
  • The monastery was first established in the 11th century and later re-established in the 17th century by the Ladakhi King Sengge Namgyal.
  • It is also famous for its 2-day religious ceremony known as the Hemis Festival.
  • This festival is celebrated in honour of Padmasambhava which is observed here in
  • It is the biggest and very richly endowed monastery.