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  • n. Plural form of gompa.


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  • Many of the annual festivals of the gompas take place in winter, a relatively idle time for the majority of the people.

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  • All Ladakhi Buddhists celebrate it by making offerings to the gods, both in gompas and in their domestic shrines.

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  • For centuries, the Ladakhi people have been building enormous monastaries, or gompas, that usually sit on top of rocky cliffs. Recent Updates

  • Even within the city of Leh itself there are several of these gompas. Recent Updates


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