Tara-Temple-8, Tara Temple, Ladakh
Tara-Temple-8, Tara Temple, Ladakh

Tara temple is present inside Thikse Monastery of Leh. Tara temple is devoted to goddess Tara with her 21 images located in glass-covered wooden shelf. Also, small shrines devoted to several guardian divinities including Cham-spring – the protector deity of Thikse – can also be seen between the main courtyard and the staircase. The Chi-khang has an image of the Buddha with two of his disciples and the deity Yamantaka. The courtyard wall painting depicts Tsong Khapa, the Buddha, Padmasambhāva, Palden Lhamo and Mahakala.


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