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    Phuktal Monastery in India

    One of the most isolated monastery in Zanskar region in Ladakh district of Jammu and Kashmir, the 12th century Phuktal Gompa stands at the mouth of lateral gorge of the Lungnak or Lingti-Tsarap River. From a distance, the monastery looks like a honeycomb. The name Phutkal means cave in the local language. It was founded by Gangsem Sherap Sampo, a Tibetan Buddhist. The monastery is home to about 70 monks and is one of the holiest places for Tibetan Buddhists.


     



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    Trek & Nature # 15 Zanskar - Phuktal


    Zanskar is a subdistrict or tehsil of the Kargil district, which lies in the eastern half of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The administrative centre is Padum.









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