Exploring the Phugtal Monastery, home to 150 Monks.
Located at a height of 14000 Ft. above sea level, this beautiful cave monastery is home to 150 Monks. The Phugtal Monastery houses a temple, library, prayer rooms, apartments, kitchens and a sacred spring.
The ancient architecture of this serene abode is nothing short of spectacular. Built over hundreds of years the Phugtal Monastery has a breathtaking view.
Monks have been educated in the premises of the Phugtal Monastery for thousands of years. The traditions and teachings have been passed on from the early ages of Buddhism.
At an altitude of 14000 feet, a team of 20 highly motivated change-makers, from several corners of the world, take on the task of installing sustainable and scalable solar power in Phugtal Monastery to produce electricity.
This beautiful bridge hangs gently above the Trasrap river connecting to pristine valleys of the Himalayas.
This bridge is often used by back-packers, monks, and various expedition teams throughout the year.
Monks at the Phugtal Monastery lead a life of simplicity and dedication. The food served contains barley and very little spices. They dine together at the opening of the cave at a platform that looks over the Lungnak river.
Team members of the expedition camp in the valleys of the Zanskar. And in their experience, chilly winds push through the valley and create sounds that are louder than thousands of trumpets blown together.