Tagrimo Monastery , Zanskar
About Tagrimo Monastery
Tagrimo Monastery lies in the plains of the Padum and is otherwise known as Kagyupa Monastery. Dating back to 17th century, some 30 monks reside here. It’s famous for their collection of age old paintings. Among these one can recognize the paintings of Nawang Namgyal founder of the Bhutanese theocracy. They also have a small library open to the visitors. This place gives a chance to learn about the inhabitants of the place very closely as we are able to study their ancestors and their ways closely.