Rato Monastery alias Rato Dratsan or 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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Manali Hill Station

View of Himalayas, from Manali Hill Station. Photo Courtesy- Wikimedia Manali Hill Station is nestled in the mountains of Himalayas in the state of Himachal Pradesh in India. Manali Hill Station  is 32 kilometers from Kullu valley, 280 kilometers north of capital of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla. The hill station is situated near to the end of the valley on…

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