Rangdum Gompa

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Rangdum , India
admission ₹50
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Set in a wild, big-sky valley, wind-scoured Rangdum is the first Buddhist village heading for Zanskar. Eastwards the horizon is an arid pastiche of oddly contorted strata fronted by the dot of Rangdum Gompa , 5km away, looking like a tiny island floating above the valley floor. The gompa’s 25 yellow-hatted monks are outnumbered by monastery donkeys, who sleep inside at night.