My Stamp released with Thagthok Monastery, Leh – Jammu Stamp Show-2011

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:-

https://www.indianstampghar.com/my-stamp-series-4/

Date Of Issue:-26.11.2011.

 

My Stamp released with Alchi Monastery, Leh – Jammu Stamp Show-2011

My Stamp released with Alchi Monastery, Leh – Jammu Stamp Show-2011

Design – 07/25

During Jammu Stamp Show-2011, 25 designs of Buddhist Heritage Sites in J&K were introduced.

Alchi Gompa dates back to the year 1000 AD and was built by the Translator, Rinchen Zangpo. He even made a reference about the monastery in his biographies. It is written that he brought thirty-two sculptors and wood carvers from Kashmir, for the construction of the Alchi Monastery of Leh Ladakh. The monastery is sited at a distance of approximately 67 km to the west of Leh. One can easily see an Indian touch in this monastery, especially in the way its paintings have been made.

Three sacred temples, with the main one being that of Rinchen Lhakhang at Lotsa Lhakhang, make up a major part of the Alchi Gompa of Ladakh.

Complete 25 designs of Buddhist Heritage Sites  issued during Jammu Stamp Show 2011.View at a Glance, Click on below link:-

https://www.indianstampghar.com/my-stamp-series-4/

Date Of Issue:-26.11.2011.

My Stamp released with BardanMonastery, Leh – Jammu Stamp Show-2011

My Stamp released with Bardan Monastery, Leh – Jammu Stamp Show-2011

Design – 06/25

During Jammu Stamp Show-2011, 25 designs of Buddhist Heritage Sites in J&K were introduced.

Bardan Monastery of Ladakh, standing atop a rocky crag, lies at a distance of approximately 12 km to the south of Padum. It belongs to the Dugpa-Kargyud monastic order. Infact, it was one of the first centers of Dugpa-Kargyud monastic order to be set up in Zanskar. Bardan Gompa of Leh Ladakh dates back to the 17th century. A number of smaller monasteries in the region come under the management of Bardan. One such monastery is the Sani Gompa

Complete 25 designs of Buddhist Heritage Sites  issued during Jammu Stamp Show 2011.View at a Glance, Click on below link:-

https://www.indianstampghar.com/my-stamp-series-4/

Date Of Issue:-26.11.2011.