Inside Zengbu Gompa

Shergaon is a small picturesque village located in West Kameng district. It is nestled in a valley punctuated by three streams and the fertile land on their banks is well suited to horticulture. Walnuts, pomegranates, kiwi and more than a dozen apple varieties thrive in the mild climate here.

Shergaon has two Tibetan Buddhist monasteries, the lower one called Lhagang and the upper one called Zengbu. Zengbu Gompa dates back over 400 years and houses sacred books, artwork and a beautiful mural that depicts auspicious Buddhist emblems.

Rainbow-colored prayer wheels

Rainbow-colored prayer wheels

Entrance embellished with Sambu artwork

Entrance embellished with Sambu artwork

Lion-headed lock detail

Lion-headed lock detail

A repository for sacred scriptures

A repository for sacred scriptures

Interior Sambu detail

Interior Sambu detail

Priceless golden statues

Priceless golden statues

Interior hall

Interior hall

Mural depicting the Wheel of Life

Mural depicting the Wheel of Life

Wheel of Life detail

Wheel of Life detail

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