LIVE Course for free

Rated by 1 million+ students
Get app now
JEE MAIN 2023
JEE MAIN 2023 TEST SERIES
NEET 2023 TEST SERIES
NEET 2023
CLASS 12 FOUNDATION COURSE
CLASS 10 FOUNDATION COURSE
CLASS 9 FOUNDATION COURSE
CLASS 8 FOUNDATION COURSE
0 votes
30 views
in GK by (110k points)
closed by
Which of the following places is closest to the Hemis Monastery?
1. Leh
2. Dharamshala
3. Darjeeling
4. Gangtok

1 Answer

0 votes
by (60.0k points)
selected by
 
Best answer
Correct Answer - Option 1 : Leh

The correct answer is Leh.

  • Hemis has situated around 45 km to the south of Leh on the Indus River's western banks. 
  • The Hemis Monastery is the biggest and very richly endowed monastery of Ladakh.
  • It was built in 1630. Impressive and intriguing, Hemis is different from the other important monasteries of Ladakh.
  • The monastery is decorated on all four sides by colorful prayer flags that flutter in the breeze and send prayers to Lord Buddha.
  • The Hemis Monastery also has an important library of Tibetan books and an imposing and valuable collection of Thangkas, gold statues, and Stupas embedded with precious stones.

  • One of the largest Thangkas is displayed every 12 years during the Hemis Festival, held for two days in June-July.
  • The annual festival commemorating the birth anniversary of Guru Padmasambhava brings alive the courtyard of the monastery.
  • Darjeeling is a picturesque town in the Indian state of West Bengal.
    • Darjeeling as the queen of hill stations.

Welcome to Sarthaks eConnect: A unique platform where students can interact with teachers/experts/students to get solutions to their queries. Students (upto class 10+2) preparing for All Government Exams, CBSE Board Exam, ICSE Board Exam, State Board Exam, JEE (Mains+Advance) and NEET can ask questions from any subject and get quick answers by subject teachers/ experts/mentors/students.

Categories

...