A mystical monastery located in the Lamayuru Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir, Lamayuru Monastery is one of the largest monasteries in Ladakh with 150 monks residing within. Perched at a height of 11,000 feet, the ancient structure located on the Leh-Srinagar highway is one of the 108 gompas (monasteries) assigned to build by Rinchen Zangpo over a 1000 years ago.