Tawang Hill Station, Tawang Monastery

Tawang Hill Station is situated Arunachal Pradesh state of India, at a height of around 10000 feet (3500 meters) above sea level. Tawang was captured by China in 1962 during the India-China war, later on China has withdrawn its troops from Tawang. Birthplace of the 6th Dalai Lama (Urgelling Gompa) in Tawang Tawang is home…

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Dharamsala, Central Tibetan Administration HQ and Hill station

Dharamsala

Dharamsala or Dharamshala, The Central Tibetan Administration Headquarters and Hill station town, is in Himachal Pradesh, India. Dharamshala is at a distance of 18 kilometers from Kangra, the district head quarters. McLeodGanj town, Central Tibetan Administration Headquarters and Hill station in Dharamsala – Image Courtesy : Wikimedia Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama, established Dharamshala as…

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Bodh Gaya, Gautama Buddha’s Enlightenment Site

Mahabodhi temple in Bodhgaya Bodh Gaya, Gautama Buddha’s Enlightenment Site is at Gaya district of Bihar state, India. Bodh Gaya is the place where, it is believed that the Gautama Buddha attained Enlightenment and hence is one among the four sacred pilgrimage centers for Buddhists. Bodhgaya is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in India. Prince Gautama Siddhartha,…

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