17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
The holy graves, Thikse monastery

These pagoda like structures are to be found widely dispersed in Leh district of Ladakh, especially in and around the monasteries. These pagodas just at the entrance of Thiksey monastery, we were told, were the graves of prominent monks of Thikse monastery.

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Date Taken: 07.2019
Date Uploaded: 10.2019
Photo Location: Near Leh, Ladakh, India
Camera: NIKON D7100
Copyright: © Vikas Bajpai