This is a file from the Wikimedia Commons

File:Tawang Monastery (Tibetan Buddhist).jpg

Jump to navigation Jump to search

Original file(5,346 × 3,564 pixels, file size: 6.78 MB, MIME type: image/jpeg)


English: Tawang Monastery in Arunachal Pradesh is the largest monastery in India. It was founded near the small town of the same name in the northwestern part of Arunachal Pradesh, India by Merak Lama Lodre Gyatso in 1680-1681 in accordance with the wishes of the 5th Dalai Lama. The monastery belongs to the Gelug school and has a religious association with Drepung Monastery in Lhasa, which continued during the period of British rule. It is very close to the Tibet Autonomous Region border, in the valley of the Tawang-chu which flows down from Tibet
Source Own work
Author Vikramjit Kakati

India 91°51′25.99″E N


I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following license:
w:en:Creative Commons

attribution share alike

This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license.
You are free:
  • to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work
  • to remix – to adapt the work
Under the following conditions:
  • attribution – You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
  • share alike – If you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you may distribute the resulting work only under the same or similar license to this one.

File history

Click on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time.

current07:53, 29 January 2015Thumbnail for version as of 07:53, 29 January 20155,346 × 3,564 (6.78 MB)DonvikroUser created page with UploadWizard

Global file usage

The following other wikis use this file: