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Hanley Monastery

#Monastery in Hanle

The Hanle monastery or the Analy Gompa is Buddhist monastery of the Tibetan Drukpa Kagyu branch of Tibetan Buddhism. It was established in the 17th century and is located in the Hanle Valley, Leh District, Ladakh. Located at a height of 14000 ft, it is one of the largest and best known monasteries of the valley.

It is home to about 10 monks and another 33 come for regular prayers. It also houses the Indian Astronomical Observatory. Exquisite wall paintings adorn the walls of the monastery.

The location of this place is highly sensitive due to the close proximity of the Tibetan / Chinese border and special permission is needed to visit by the Indian Government.
Accommodation is available on the Tsaka La Road, south of Rhongo. There are a few eateries near the monastery.
The best time to visit is between June and September.

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