My Stamp released with Thagthok Monastery, Leh – Jammu Stamp Show-2011
Design – 08/25
During Jammu Stamp Show-2011, 25 designs of Buddhist Heritage Sites in J&K were introduced.
akthok Monastery of Ladakh is situated in Sakti Village, at a distance of approximately 46 km from the town of Leh. The site where the monastery is now situated, once served as the meditation cave of Mahasidhas “Kunga Phuntsog”. The name Takthok literally means ‘rock-roof’. The monastery was so named, as both its roof as well as walls are made up of rock. Tak Thok belongs to the Nying-ma-pa sect of Buddhism, also known as the Old Order, and serves as the residence of approximately 55 lamas.
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.