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                         Fieldwork - Ladakh and Zanskar

         
 


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Field Work 2.

LADAKH & ZANSKAR 1998

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  • Place: Ladakh & Zanskar (Western-Tibet)
  • Time: 25th June 1998 – 4th August
  • Goal: the study of Buddhist tantric practice and the Tibetan monastic way of life.)
  • Participants: Botond Szatmári & Emese Héjjas & Daniel Tarr 
  • Itinerary

New Delhi

- {New Delhi - Capital of India}

· New Delhi » Kulu

- {» Jammu & Kashmir state: Kulu  - small Himalayan town}

· Kulu » Manali

- {Manali : Buddhist-Hindu border – Dhungri temple & Gadhan gompa }

· Vhasist

- {Vashisht Muni temple – sacred baths and sădhu ascetics}

Lahaul & Spiti (Western-Tibet)

· Manali » Keylong

- {Crossing the Himalayas - Keylong: Center of Kingdom}

· Keylong - {Keylong gompa : Drugpa monastery - cham-dance}
· Khardang - {Khardong gompa : Drugpa monastery & wedding in the village}
· Satingri - {Tayul gompa : Drugpa monastery}

 

 

Ladakh (Western-Tibet)

· Keylong » Leh

- {Leh = Capital of Ladakh: Tsemo & Sankar & Jokhang gompa, palace}

· Sankar 

- {Sankar gompa : Gelukpa monastery - making of sand mandala}

· Tikse  

- {Tikse gompa : the biggest monastery in Ladakh+big library}

[· Basgo]

- {Basgo gompa and palace : unique Buddha-statues}

· Spitok

- {Spitok gompa : thousand years old temple (Gonkhang)}

· Rizong

- {Rizong gompa : Gelukpa monastery & Julichen nunnery}

· Shara

- {remote mountain village - first westerners ever for many}

· Phugze

- {remote mountain village - first westerners ever for many}

· Matho

- {Matho gompa : trance-lamas}

[· Stagna]

- {Stagna gompa : Drugpa-Kagyü monastery}

[· Phyang]

- {Phyang gompa  : Kagyüpa monastery}

· Leh » Kargil

- {Crossing the Himalayas - Kargil: Muslim-Buddhist border town}

· Leh » [Lamayuru]

- {Lamayuru gompa : important Kagyüpa monastery}

· [Lamayuru » Mulbekh]

- {Mulbekh (Gandentse) gompa & chamba statue}

· [Mulbekh » Shergol]

- {Shergol (Serdung) gompa : the most western Buddhist monastery}

Zanskar (Western-Tibet)

· Kargil » Padum

- {Crossing the Himalayas - Padum : the capital of Zanskar Buddhist Kingdom}

[· Rangdum]

- {Rangdum gompa : Gelukpa monastery in the middle of nowhere}

· Padum

- {Stagrimo (Tagru) gompa : Drugpa-Kagyü monastery with mummies}

· Sani

- {Sani gompa : Kagyüpa monastery - 'magic heads'}

· Karsha

- {Karsha gompa : most important monastery in Zanskar - Mahakala puja}

· Bardan

- {Bardan gompa : Drugpa monastery at the end of the world}

· Thongde

- {Thonde gompa : Gelukpa monastery}

· Zangla

- {Zangla gompa & Chang-chup Choeling nunnery}

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Buddhist Monasteries

I have visited the following 40 monasteries - if you do you will understand the significance:

Tsuglagkhang - Dharamsala (HP, India)

Sankar - Sankar (Ladakh)

Dip Tse-Chok Ling - Dharamsala (HP, India)

Tikse - Tiksey (Ladakh)

Gadhan Thekchoking - Manali (HP India)

(Basgo) - Basgo (Ladakh)

Khardong - Khardong (Lahaul & Spiti)

Rizong - Rizong (Ladakh)

Tayul - Stingri (Lahaul & Spiti)

Julichen - Rizong (Ladakh)

Shashur - Leh (Ladakh)

Shara - Shara (Ladakh)

Jokhang (Soma) - Leh (Ladakh)

Matho - Matho (Ladakh)

Lehchen Spalkhar - Leh (Ladakh)

(Stagna) - Stagna (Ladakh)

Lakhang - Leh (Ladakh)

Spitok - Spituk (Ladakh)

Namgyal Tsemo - Leh (Ladakh)

Shey - Shey (Ladakh)

   

Hemis - Hemis (Ladakh)

Zangla - Zangla (Zanskar)

(Phyang) - Phyang (Ladakh)

Changchup - Zangla (Zanskar)

(Lamayuru) - Lamayuru (Ladakh)

Swayambhunath - Swayambunath (Nepal)

(Serdung) - Mulbekh (Ladakh)

Rigzing Phadrang - Goraknath (Nepal)

(Rangdum) - Rangdum (Zanskar)

Guru Rinpoche - Goraknath (Nepal)

Stagrimo - Padum (Zanskar)

Dongak Chöling - Goraknath (Nepal)

Sani - Sani (Zanskar)

Kopan - Kopan (Nepal)

Karsha - Karsha (Zanskar)

Sechen Tennyi Dargyeling - Bodnath (Nepal)

Bardan - Bardan (Zanskar)

Chinya-Lama - Bodnath (Nepal)

Thonde - Thonde (Zanskar)

Ka-Nying Sheldrup Ling - Bodnath (Nepal)

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Picture Gallery

Road to Leh
Road to Leh
Road to Leh
Road to Leh
Sarchu
Zanskar-River Valley
           
Leh overview
Leh - Old Palace
Leh - Old Town
Leh Valley
Leh Valley
Leh - Stupa
Ladakhi Woman
Leh market
Ladakhi Girl
Butter tea
Ladakhi Woman
Leh hotel
Ladakhi Woman
Chang
Local dress
Local dance show
Local dress
Local dress
Tiksey Gompa
Tiksey Gompa
Protector Mask - Tiksey
Tiksey Gompa
Maitreya Statue - Tiksey
Maitreya Statue - Tiksey
Monk - Phyang
Cham dance - Phyang
Sand mandala
Band - Phyang
Band - Phyang
Ladakhi Woman
Shey - Stupa
Shey Gompa
Shey - Stupa
Lamayuru Gompa
Lamayuru Gompa
Lamayuru Gompa
Leh Chorten (photo by Bence Tarr)
Ladakhi Woman (photo by Emese Hejjas)
local transport
woman and nun
Kuli road workers
Tag Lang La sign

These photographs are by Paulien Schaper © You could purchuse them at: World2C - Travel Pictures Gallery

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