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Mask dance performance during the Hemis festival.

Hemis Monastery is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery of the Drukpa Lineage, located in Hemis, Ladakh. Situated 45 km from Leh, the monastery was re-established in 1672 by the Ladakhi king Sengge Namgyal.
The annual Hemis festival honoring Padmasambhava is held every summer.

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  • Copyright: Julien ju (jga) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 70 W: 0 N: 77] (1062)
  • Genre: People
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2012-06-29
  • Categories: Festivals
  • Exposure: f/5.6, 1/1250 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2012-09-26 4:56
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