Thikse Gompa or Thikse Monastery is a gompa affiliated with the Gelug sect of Tibetan Buddhism. It is positioned on top of a hill in Thiksey about 19 kilometers east of Fin Ladakh, India. It is cited for its resemblance to the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet and is the most important gompa in vital Ladakh, drastically containing a separate set of buildings for woman enunciates that has been the supply of considerable latest building and reorganization. In the early 15th century, Je Tsongkhapa, the founding father of the Gelug School often known as the Yellow Hats despatched six of his disciples to faraway areas of Tibet to spread the teachings of the brand new faculty.
Tsongkhapa gave one in all his disciples, Jangsem Sherab Zangpo, a small statue of Amitayus, containing bone powder and a drop of Tsongkhapa's personal blood. Tsongkhapa directed him to satisfy the King of Ladakh with a message searching for his assist in the propagation of Buddhism. The King, who turned into then staying in the Nubra Valley close to Shey, loved the present of the statue. After this meeting, the King directed his minister to help Sherab Zangpo to set up a monastery of the Gelug order in Ladakh. As a result, in 1433, Zangpo founded a small village monastery called Lhakhang Serpo Yellow Temple in Stagmo, north of the Indus.