Located at an altitude of about 11,500 ft, close to Fotu-la (pass), on Srinagar-Leh highway, Lamayuru (Yuru gompa) is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Lamayuru village in Leh district of Ladakh. Lamayuru is 115 km from Leh and is host to two annual masked dance festivals in the second and fifth months of the Tibetan