I visited Diskit Monastery at Nubra Valley in Ladakh on 4th July, 2012. This is 32 metre statue of Maitreya Buddha near Diskit Monastery facing down the Shyok River towards Pakistan. The Diskit monastery is situated on the hill, just above the flood plains of the Shyok River, on its right bank in the Diskit village (3,144 metres (10,315 ft)) in Nubra Valley. The statue's construction was started in April 2006 and it was consecrated by H.H. the Dalai Lama on 25 July 2010. It is really wonderful statue.
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jhm (145156) 2014-07-10 3:31
You took these picture out of a low position with a wonderful sharp and pleasant colour.
Excellent detailed picture with a specially subject.
Very well see, TFS
Have a nice day,
PeterDF (421) 2014-07-10 5:52
A beautiful shot here by you of this stunning Maitreya Buddha statue. The scene is quite extraordinary and I really like the way you photographed the statue off to the side a bit. It's really quite amazing...and the colors so vibrant and rich. And the sky really adds to the whole effect here, too. Really very nicely done by you!
rsabhijith (133) 2014-07-10 10:53
Truly wonderful picture, Buddha with the sky as background, and no roof. Meaning which gaining eternity is an endless process, and the same holds good for achievement. Nicely captured colors of the statue, clouded sky and the hillock nearby. TFS
pajaran (55567) 2014-08-17 3:27
Dobar dan, popodne.
Interesantan tekst o manastiru sa opisom, lep pogled na skulpturu Budha ...
Dobar trenutak snimka i kontrast, lepo pokazana skulptura sa detaljima i planina sa belim oblacima, lepe boje.
Lep tron i skulptura Budha.
Lepo popodne i sve najbolje.
Good afternoon, this afternoon.
An interesting article on the monastery with a description, a nice view of the sculpture of Buddha ...
Good moment recording and contrast nicely with the details shown sculpture and landscape with white clouds, beautiful colors.
Nice tron and Buddha sculptures.
Nice afternoon and all the best.
Miguel82 (26877) 2014-08-23 8:09
Great picture captured in Diskit, imposant statue at the top of the gompa Swapan, sharp image, bright tons, regards
jmdias (59208) 2014-09-04 2:15
very nice idea to use this lower pov to contrast the image with the sky. I liked the colors and details of this marvelous sculpture. beautiful and well done your compo. TFS.
PS: I will be out for some weeks after sept 6th.
ikeharel (63877) 2014-09-20 0:55
It does look most impressive Budha statue, and a huge built - but most attention draws the multi-colors painted upon.
I am sure that taking a close range photo, is not an easy task, there is almost no element to scale its height or width against the mountains behind.
Yet, managed a fine clear picture of.
Enjoy your weekend,
COSTANTINO (60583) 2014-09-30 22:04
Ggood morning dear friend
extraodinary capure with vivid and impressiv colors
truly wonderful picture with this 32 meters statue
of Matreya Buddha near Disit Monastery
the sky also rich with beautiful clouds
makes a dynamic contrast with the red statue
have a nice time
berek (44365) 2014-10-01 21:20
A very interesting sculpture. I really liked shooting angle. blue sky and clouds super.
Greetings from Istanbul
Cricri (112037) 2014-10-19 10:30
gros plan serré sur la statue pour bien apprécier les moindres détails et touts cette variétés de couleurs, très belle lumière et présentation