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Young monks take a rest outside while a long day of special prayers commence at Thiksay Monastery, Leh, Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir, India on the morning of 1st June 2009. Thiksay, founded in the 15th century, sits on a hill 19 km southeast of Leh town, and houses approximately 100 monks.  Photo by Suzanne Lee