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Statue of Maitreya Buddha, Maitreya Temple, Thiksey gompa, Ladakh, India

Statue of Maitreya Buddha, Maitreya Temple, Thiksey gompa, Ladakh, India

Thiksey, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, India, South Asia. The temple contains a 15 metres (49 ft) high statue of Maitreya Buddha - the largest such statue in Ladakh covering two storeys of the building. Thiksey gompa or monastery was founded in the 15th century. It is located on top of a hill about 19 kilometres east of Leh. Thiksey is also transliterated as Thikse, Tikse or Tiksey
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June 01, 2013
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