Stock photo of Lamayuru Monastery a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery surrounded by dramatic and breathtaking Himalaya mountain backdrop. A dramatic and picturesque landscape photography image of Lamayuru Monastery nestled within the Indian Himalayan region of Ladakh in Kashmir. In the foreground of this beautiful Himalayan landscape image are hand carved mani stones baring the famous Buddhist mantra ‘Om Mani Padme Hum’..
Lamayuru Monastery is home to one of the largest and oldest Tibetan Buddhist Monasteries in Ladakh and dates back to the 11th century and is situated at an altitude of 3,510 metres. The Monastery was founded by Naropa an adept and great Tibetan Buddhist scholar of the time and presently is home to around 150 permanent resident monks.