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Maitreya Buddha – 32 metre statue of Maitreya Buddha near Diskit Monastery facing down the Shyok River towards Pakistan.

 

Diskit Monastery in background of Monk.

 

Buddha under the evening Golden Light.

 

Reflection & Twilight … nature at its best.

 

Reflaction … near Diskit Village in Nubra Valley.

 

one more reflection in bit wide angle.

 

 

Arrow Straight road from Nubra Valley.

 

The statue’s construction was started in April 2006 and it was consecrated by H.H. the Dalai Lama on 25 July 2010.

 

The Diskit monastery is situated on the hill, just above the flood plains of the Shyok River, on its right bank in the Diskit village (3,144 metres (10,315 ft)) in Nubra Valley.

 

Diskit Village & Nubra Valley.

 

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