Sankar Monastery or Sankar Gompa is a Buddhist monastery inside an easy half-hour walk from Leh in Ladakh, northern India. It is a daughter established order of Spituk Monastery and the house of the Abbot of Spituk, the Venerable Kushok Bakula, who is the senior incarnate lama of Ladakh due to his historical lineage and private authority. It is a especially modern-day, appealing cluster of homes set among bushes above the metropolis, within the lee of Khardung La, 5,359 m bypass at the back of Leh main to the Shyok and Nubra Valleys.
The region is nicely lit, so an evening visit is profitable. Climbing the steps one reaches the double doorways main into the dukang or assembly corridor. Three inexperienced drums are on the right of the door under that is the vicinity of the Gyeskos. The wall and entry door are richly painted. Upstairs is the Dukar Lhakang residence of the deity or inner sanctuary. There is an excellent parent right here of Avalokitesvara with 1,000 palms all protecting guns and 1,000 heads. The walls are painted with a Tibetan calendar, mandalas and guidelines for the clergymen. Above the wood stairs can be seen the rooms of the Abbot, guest rooms and the library.