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Nubra Valley : Sumur

Sumur is a picturesque village in the Nubra Valley with lovely green and yellow fields.

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Sumur Village

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Mustard Fields

Sumur village is popular on the tourist circuit for the Samstemling Gompa.

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Samstemling Gompa

This Gompa was founded by Lama Tsultrim Nima about 150 years ago.

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Waiting for the lamaji to open the gompa

This Gompa houses about 100 lamas.

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Head Lama’s accommodations

Samstemling Gompa is known for its elaborate frescos and Thankas.

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Thankas are Tibetan silk paintings with embroidered borders, usually depicting a mandala, or Buddhist deities.


Inner Sanctum

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Sumur Village

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