Rato Monastery, Rato Dratsan, Mundgod Tibetan Monastery

Rato Monastery or Rato Dratsang is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery situated at Mundgod in Karnataka state, India. This Monastery or monastic university follows the Gelug or “Yellow Hat” tradition. Rato Monastery was a major Monastery in Tibet and was reestablished at Mundgod, a Tibetan Settlement in Karnataka after the Tibetan uprising in 1959. Tibetan monks…

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Spiti Valley, Ki Monastery, Tabo Monastery, Cinematography

Spiti Valley is a Himalayan desert mountain valley known for its spellbound scenery. The valley is in Spiti and Lahaul districts of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is located in between India and Tibet. Spiti means ‘The Middle Land’ and hence the name. Spiti Valley and nearby areas are the gateway to the northern reaches of…

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Dharamsala, Central Tibetan Administration HQ and Hill station


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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