My Stamp released with Spituk Monastery, Leh – Jammu Stamp Show-2011
Design – 01/25
During Jammu Stamp Show-2011, 25 designs of Buddhist Heritage Sites in J&K were introduced.
Spituk Monastery is a Buddhist monastery in Leh District, Ladakh, 8 kilometres from Leh.It was founded by Od-de, the elder brother of Lha Lama Changchub Od in the 11th Century. Founded as a Red Hat institution, the monastery was taken over by the Yellow Hat sect in the 15th century.
The monastery contains 100 monks and a giant statue of Kali (unveiled during the annual Spitok festival).
Every year the Gustor Festivalis held at Spituk from the 27th to 29th day in the eleventh month of the Tibetan calendar.
Complete 25 designs of Buddhist Heritage Sites issued during Jammu Stamp Show 2011.View at a Glance, Click on below link:-
Date Of Issue:-26.11.2011.