Stongdey monastery, located in Zanskar, is its second largest monastery. It plays host the Gustor festival, which is held annually, during which you can view the real culture of the region. Built during 1052 CE by Naropa’s disciple, this monastery is home to 60 Gelupa monks. This Gompa has a total of seven temples wherein the walls of the Tshogs-Khang adorn beautiful paintings were some of the paintings of the deities made with a black background are outlined with gold. Today the monastery is managed by the successors of Nari Tulku. This monastery is also a favorite in the list of mountaineering enthusiasts.