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Wrapped around snow covered mountains is the Hemis Monastery is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery (gompa) of the Drukpa Lineage, located in Hemis, Ladakh, India. Situated 45 km from Leh, the monastery was re-established in 1672 by the Ladakhi king Sengge Namgyal.

The annual Hemis festival honoring Padmasambhava is held here in early June.

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