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Majnu Ka Tilla: Tibetan refugee colony in New Delhi, India – photo gallery

Majnu Ka Tilla is a Tibetan refugee colony located in walking distance from New Delhi University. Named after Sikh temple situated nearby Majnu Ka Tilla hosts several thousands Tibetan refugees. Tibetan hotels, hostels and restaurants are attractive alternative to crowded Pahaganj backpacker tourist district area.

Here is Majnu Ka Tilla website:

http://www.majnukatilla.com/

Below is my photo gallery from 2002 and 2005:

Tibetan refugee playing snooker in Majnu Ka Tilla tibetan camp Delhi India Tibetan refugee playing snooker in Majnu Ka Tilla tibetan camp Delhi India
Close up of Tibetan refugee playing snooker in Majnu Ka Tilla tibetan camp Delhi India Close up of Tibetan refugee playing snooker in Majnu Ka Tilla tibetan camp Delhi India
Shop owner talking with client in Majnu Ka Tilla Tibetan Camp in Delhi India Shop owner talking with client in Majnu Ka Tilla Tibetan Camp in Delhi India
Signboard of restaurant in Majnu Ka Tilla Tibetan Camp in Delhi India Signboard of restaurant in Majnu Ka Tilla Tibetan Camp in Delhi India
Small Tibetan girl cycle on small bike in back yard of Majnu Ka Tilla Tibetan Camp in Delhi India Small Tibetan girl cycle on small bike in back yard of Majnu Ka Tilla Tibetan Camp in Delhi India
Small girl with red bag sitting on stairs in Tibetan Settlement in Delhi Majnu Ka Tila India Small girl with red bag sitting on stairs in Tibetan Settlement in Delhi Majnu Ka Tila India
Small boy sitting on rock stairs in Majnu Ka Tila Delhi India Small boy sitting on rock stairs in Majnu Ka Tila Delhi India
Sign of Public Health Clinic under guidance of Dalailama in Majnu Ka Tila Tibetan Settlement Delhi India Sign of Public Health Clinic under guidance of Dalailama in Majnu Ka Tila Tibetan Settlement Delhi India
Female beggar sitting on the street of Delhi India Female beggar sitting on the street of Delhi India
carrom game india carrom game india
Entrance to Ladakh Vihar Buddhist monastery in New Delhi Tibetan collony India Entrance to Ladakh Vihar Buddhist monastery in New Delhi Tibetan collony India
Entrance to Ladakh Vihar Buddhist monastery in New Delhi Tibetan colony India Entrance to Ladakh Vihar Buddhist monastery in New Delhi Tibetan colony India
Buddha statue in Ladakh Vihar buddhist monastery Tibetan Colony New Delhi India Buddha statue in Ladakh Vihar buddhist monastery Tibetan Colony New Delhi India
Snow Lion column ornament in Ladakh Vihar Buddhist monastery in New Delhi Tibetan colony India Snow Lion column ornament in Ladakh Vihar Buddhist monastery in New Delhi Tibetan colony India
Metal Buddha statue in Ladakh Vihar Buddhist monastery in New Delhi Tibetan colony India Metal Buddha statue in Ladakh Vihar Buddhist monastery in New Delhi Tibetan colony India
Majnu Ka Tila sikh gurudwara New Delhi India Majnu Ka Tila sikh gurudwara New Delhi India
A lot of wooden packings of Tibetan scripts A lot of wooden packings of Tibetan scripts

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Tibetan Refugee Reception Centre – Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India – photo gallery

Every year thousands of Tibetans escape to exile in India and Nepal. One of their dream is to meet HH Dalai Lama and start a new life there. In the Tibetan capital in-exile, Dharamsala, located in the hilly state of Himachal Pradesh there are many institutions  that provide support for the refugees. One of the most important institutions is the Tibetan Refugee Reception Centre where newcomers from Tibet are interviewed and where they receive medical assistance. Reception Centre provides them basic shelter for the first part of stay in exile. Some of the refugees bring with them truly gruesome stories of their imprisonment and torture in their homeland. In my pictures below you can see drawings and paintings made by Tibetan children and adults about their experiences in Tibet. Painting therapy is organized and guided by Ama Adhe Tapontsang – a Tibetan woman who spent 27 years in Chinese prisons and managed to escape to India in 1987. You can find her book The Voice that Remembers: A Tibetan Woman’s Inspiring Story of Survival on Amazon:

http://www.amazon.com/Voice-that-Remembers-Inspiring-Survival/dp/0861711491

There are also some pictures showing items made in Chinese prisons by Tibetan prisoners and smuggled into settlements in exile:

Reception Centre for new Tibetan refugees in Dharamsala India office Reception Centre for new Tibetan refugees in Dharamsala India office
Reception Centre for new Tibetan refugees in Dharamsala India office Reception Centre for new Tibetan refugees in Dharamsala India office
Wirstlebands created by Tibetan prisoners in Tibet Wirstlebands created by Tibetan prisoners in Tibet
Trousers of Tibetan prisoners in Trousers of Tibetan prisoners in
Mala buddshist rosary created by Tibetan prisoners in Tibet Mala buddshist rosary created by Tibetan prisoners in Tibet
Symbol of Nobel Peace Prize for Dalai Lama created by Tibetan prisoners in Tibet Symbol of Nobel Peace Prize for Dalai Lama created by Tibetan prisoners in Tibet
Symbol of Nobel Peace Prize for Dalai Lama created by Tibetan prisoners in Tibet Symbol of Nobel Peace Prize for Dalai Lama created by Tibetan prisoners in Tibet
Torch electric prod used in Tibetan prisons by Chinesee authority in tortures Torch electric prod used in Tibetan prisons by Chinesee authority in tortures
Torch electric prod used in Tibetan prisons by Chinesee authority in tortures Torch electric prod used in Tibetan prisons by Chinesee authority in tortures
Newcomer female refugee from Tibet arrives to Reception Centre in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Newcomer female refugee from Tibet arrives to Reception Centre in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Kitchen in Reception Centre in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Kitchen in Reception Centre in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Ama Adhe female Tibetan prisoner and author of the Voice That Remembers The Heroic Story of a Woman s Fight to Free Tibet Ama Adhe female Tibetan prisoner and author of the Voice That Remembers The Heroic Story of a Woman s Fight to Free Tibet
Newcomer refugees from Tibet arrive to Reception Centre in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Newcomer refugees from Tibet arrive to Reception Centre in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Torch electric prod used in Tibetan prisons by Chinese authority in tortures Torch electric prod used in Tibetan prisons by Chinese authority in tortures
Torch electric prod used in Tibetan prisons by Chinesee authority in tortures Torch electric prod used in Tibetan prisons by Chinesee authority in tortures
Close up of knife used in Tibetan prisons by Chinese authority in tortures Close up of knife used in Tibetan prisons by Chinese authority in tortures
Knife used in Tibetan prisons by Chinese authority in tortures Knife used in Tibetan prisons by Chinese authority in tortures
Knife used in Tibetan prisons by Chinese authority in tortures Knife used in Tibetan prisons by Chinese authority in tortures
Handcuffs used in Tibetan prisons by Chinese authority in tortures Handcuffs used in Tibetan prisons by Chinese authority in tortures
Handcuffs used in Tibetan prisons by Chinese authority in tortures Handcuffs used in Tibetan prisons by Chinese authority in tortures
Handcuffs used in Tibetan prisons by Chinese authority in tortures Handcuffs used in Tibetan prisons by Chinese authority in tortures
Painting classes for Tibetan refugee children in Reception Centre place for newcomers refugees from Tibet in Dharamsala Himach Painting classes for Tibetan refugee children in Reception Centre place for newcomers refugees from Tibet in Dharamsala Himach
Ama Adhe at painting classes for Tibetan refugee children in Reception Centre place for newcomers refugees from Tibet in Dharamsala Himach Ama Adhe at painting classes for Tibetan refugee children in Reception Centre place for newcomers refugees from Tibet in Dharamsala Himach
Painting classes for Tibetan refugee children in Reception Centre place for newcomers refugees from Tibet in Dharamsala Himach Painting classes for Tibetan refugee children in Reception Centre place for newcomers refugees from Tibet in Dharamsala Himach
Painting classes for Tibetan refugee children in Reception Centre place for newcomers refugees from Tibet in Dharamsala Himach Painting classes for Tibetan refugee children in Reception Centre place for newcomers refugees from Tibet in Dharamsala Himach
Tibetan refugees paintings describing Chineese atrocities in Tibet Tibetan refugees paintings describing Chineese atrocities in Tibet
Tibetan refugees paintings describing Chineese atrocities in Tibet Tibetan refugees paintings describing Chineese atrocities in Tibet
Tibetan refugees paintings describing Chineese atrocities in Tibet Tibetan refugees paintings describing Chineese atrocities in Tibet
Documents about newcomer refugees from Tibet in Reception Centre in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Documents about newcomer refugees from Tibet in Reception Centre in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India

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Nechung Monastery of First Tibetan Government Oracle, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India – photo gallery and prints for sale

Nechung Monastery or Nechung Gompa is located in Gangchen Kyishong area of Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India. This is main seat of Nechung Oracle – State oracle of Tibet.

Here are some pictures from Nechung monastery I took in 2001 and 2005:

 

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A rainbow from top of Tibetan Buddhist Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India A rainbow from top of Tibetan Buddhist Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Bodhistattva Avalokiteshvara or Chenrezik statue on Dharamsala stupa India Bodhistattva Avalokiteshvara or Chenrezik statue on Dharamsala stupa India
Nechung monastery of First Tibetan Oracle Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Nechung monastery of First Tibetan Oracle Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Close up of white Tibetan Buddhist prayer flag with script and White Tara Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Close up of white Tibetan Buddhist prayer flag with script and White Tara Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Red stupa in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Red stupa in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Snow Lions on red stupa in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Snow Lions on red stupa in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Mani stones on a bench in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Mani stones on a bench in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Nechung monastery seat of first officiatl gouvernment Tibet oracle Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Nechung monastery seat of first officiatl gouvernment Tibet oracle Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Silver Stupa Dharamsala India Silver Stupa Dharamsala India
Wind prayer wheel Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Wind prayer wheel Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India

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Karmapa’s Shedra (university) in Kalimpong, West Bengal, India – photo gallery

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Portrait of His Holiness XVII Karmapa Thaye Dorje head of Karma Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism Kalimpong West Bengal India Portrait of His Holiness XVII Karmapa Thaye Dorje head of Karma Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism Kalimpong West Bengal India
Buddha of Wisdom with sword Manjushri statue in Kalimpong Karmapa monastery West Bengal India Buddha of Wisdom with sword Manjushri statue in Kalimpong Karmapa monastery West Bengal India
Golden Wheel Of Dharma statue Kalimpong Karmapa monastery West Bengal India Golden Wheel Of Dharma statue Kalimpong Karmapa monastery West Bengal India
Golden Wheel Of Dharma statue Kalimpong Karmapa monastery West Bengal India Golden Wheel Of Dharma statue Kalimpong Karmapa monastery West Bengal India
Guru Rinpoche or Padmasambhava statue in Kalimpong Karmapa monastery West Bengal India Guru Rinpoche or Padmasambhava statue in Kalimpong Karmapa monastery West Bengal India
Door knob to Kalimpong Karmapa monastery West Bengal India Door knob to Kalimpong Karmapa monastery West Bengal India
Golden dorje bass relief Kalimpong Karmapa monastery West Bengal India Golden dorje bass relief Kalimpong Karmapa monastery West Bengal India
Buddha of Wisdom with sword Manjushri statue in Kalimpong Karmapa monastery West Bengal India Buddha of Wisdom with sword Manjushri statue in Kalimpong Karmapa monastery West Bengal India
Guru Rinpoche or Padmasambhava statue in Kalimpong Karmapa monastery West Bengal India Guru Rinpoche or Padmasambhava statue in Kalimpong Karmapa monastery West Bengal India
Guru Rinpoche or Padmasambhava statue in Kalimpong Karmapa monastery West Bengal India Guru Rinpoche or Padmasambhava statue in Kalimpong Karmapa monastery West Bengal India
Red Dragon textile in Kalimpong Karmapa monastery, West Bengal India Red Dragon textile in Kalimpong Karmapa monastery, West Bengal India
Rice mandala offering silver device Kalimpong Karmapa monastery West Bengal India Rice mandala offering silver device Kalimpong Karmapa monastery West Bengal India

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Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA – photo gallery

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True Light Lutheran Church and School building, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA True Light Lutheran Church and School building, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA
Chinese shops with American and Taiwanese flag, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA Chinese shops with American and Taiwanese flag, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA
Busy street with shops and Chinese script signs, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA, blue sky, car, people, New York City, Busy street with shops and Chinese script signs, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA, blue sky, car, people, New York City,
Busy street with shops and Chinese script signs, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA, blue sky Busy street with shops and Chinese script signs, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA, blue sky
Busy street with restaurants and shops, Chinese script signs, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA, Busy street with restaurants and shops, Chinese script signs, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA,
Entrance to McDonald's restaurant with Chinese script sign, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA Entrance to McDonald's restaurant with Chinese script sign, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA
Policeman standing on cross of Canal Street and Manhattan Bridge, with Chinese script signs, shops in the background, Chinatown Policeman standing on cross of Canal Street and Manhattan Bridge, with Chinese script signs, shops in the background, Chinatown
Mahayana Buddhist Temple on Canal Street, Chinatown, Manhattan, USA Mahayana Buddhist Temple on Canal Street, Chinatown, Manhattan, USA
Gold Buddha statue with fruits offering at Mahayana Buddhist Temple, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA Gold Buddha statue with fruits offering at Mahayana Buddhist Temple, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA
Small prayer cards at dead ancestors memorial wall, Mahayana Buddhist Temple, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA, Buddhism Small prayer cards at dead ancestors memorial wall, Mahayana Buddhist Temple, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA, Buddhism
Altair with Big copper Buddha statue in Chinese Mahayana Buddhist Temple, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA Altair with Big copper Buddha statue in Chinese Mahayana Buddhist Temple, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA
Altair with Big copper Buddha statue in Chinese Mahayana Buddhist Temple, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA, Buddhism Altair with Big copper Buddha statue in Chinese Mahayana Buddhist Temple, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA, Buddhism
Skeleton like fasting Buddha painting in Chinese Mahayana Buddhist Temple, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA, Buddhism Skeleton like fasting Buddha painting in Chinese Mahayana Buddhist Temple, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA, Buddhism
Obese, fatty, Laughing Buddhist monk statue in Chinese Mahayana Buddhist Temple, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA, Buddh Obese, fatty, Laughing Buddhist monk statue in Chinese Mahayana Buddhist Temple, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA, Buddh
Metal lion guardian statue in Chinese Mahayana Buddhist Temple, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA, Buddhism, religion, cu Metal lion guardian statue in Chinese Mahayana Buddhist Temple, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA, Buddhism, religion, cu
Street with shops and Chinese script signs, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA, blue sky, New York City, Street with shops and Chinese script signs, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA, blue sky, New York City,
Fruits outside shop, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA Fruits outside shop, Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, USA
Chinatown facades with Chinese scripts and fire rescue stars, Manhattan, New York City, USA Chinatown facades with Chinese scripts and fire rescue stars, Manhattan, New York City, USA

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The Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India – photo gallery and prints for sale

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The Library of Tibetan Works and Archives was created to preserve very rich heritage of Tibetan written culture. Additionally LRWA provides many different courses and projects. For detailed information please visit LTWA website:

http://www.ltwa.net/library/

 

Metal carved door knob of Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India 03 Metal carved door knob of Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India 03
Snow lion pillar decoration at Tibetan Works and Archives, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India Snow lion pillar decoration at Tibetan Works and Archives, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India
Tibetan manuscripts on shelves of Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India 04 Tibetan manuscripts on shelves of Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India 04
Tibetan manuscripts on shelves of Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India 05 Tibetan manuscripts on shelves of Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India 05
Tibetan manuscripts on shelves of Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India 06 Tibetan manuscripts on shelves of Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India 06
Tibetan manuscripts on shelves of Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India Tibetan manuscripts on shelves of Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India
Tibetan manuscripts on shelves of Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India 02 Tibetan manuscripts on shelves of Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India 02
Tibetan manuscripts on shelves of Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India 03 Tibetan manuscripts on shelves of Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India 03

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Gadong Monastery of Second Tibetan Government Oracle, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India – photo gallery and prints for sale

Gadong (“Tree of Happiness”)  is small monastery situated near entrance to Central Tibetan Administration (at Gangchen Kyishong) in Dharamsala. Small but very important – it is a seat of Gadong Oracle – second to Nechung official oracle to Dalai Lama. Famous Tibetan monk –  Palden Gyatso who spent years in Chinese Prisons for his strugle for Tibetan independence was novice monk in  original Gadong monastery situated in Tibet. You can read his memoirs in book “Fire under the snow”:

http://www.amazon.com/Autobiography-Tibetan-Monk-Palden-Gyatso/dp/0802135749/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1353002034&sr=1-1&keywords=fire+under+the+snow

 

Here are some pictures from Gadong pujas and outside pictures with young monks playing religious musical instruments.

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Tibetan Buddhist monk praying during puja in Gadong Monastery, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India Tibetan Buddhist monk praying during puja in Gadong Monastery, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India
Tibetan Buddhist monk hand mudra during puja in Gadong Monastery, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India Tibetan Buddhist monk hand mudra  during puja in Gadong Monastery, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India
Tibetan Buddhist monk playing clash cimbals during puja in Gadong Monastery, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India Tibetan Buddhist monk playing clash cimbals  during puja in Gadong Monastery, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India
Hand of Tibetan Buddhist monk with dorje during puja in Gadong Monastery, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India Hand of Tibetan Buddhist monk with dorje  during puja in Gadong Monastery, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India
Tibetan Buddhist dorje and bell in Gadong Monastery, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India Tibetan Buddhist dorje and bell in Gadong Monastery, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India
Hand of Tibetan Buddhist monk with bell during puja in Gadong Monastery, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India Hand of Tibetan Buddhist monk with bell  during puja in Gadong Monastery, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India
Small altar with statues of yellow hat Gelugpa lamas in Gadong Monastery, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India Small altar with statues of yellow hat Gelugpa lamas in Gadong Monastery, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India
Tibetan Buddhist monk hand mudra with dorje and bell during puja in Gadong Monastery, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India Tibetan Buddhist monk hand mudra  with dorje and bell during puja in Gadong Monastery, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India
Ghadong monastery in near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Ghadong monastery in near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Ghadong monastery in near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Ghadong monastery in near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Young Tibetan monks from Gelugpa sect playing ritual instruments Ghadong Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Young Tibetan monks from Gelugpa sect playing ritual instruments Ghadong Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Young Tibetan monks from Gelugpa sect playing ritual instruments Ghadong Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Young Tibetan monks from Gelugpa sect playing ritual instruments Ghadong Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Young Tibetan monks from Gelugpa sect playing ritual instruments Ghadong Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Young Tibetan monks from Gelugpa sect playing ritual instruments Ghadong Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Young Tibetan monks from Gelugpa sect playing ritual instruments Ghadong Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Young Tibetan monks from Gelugpa sect playing ritual instruments Ghadong Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Young Tibetan monks from Gelugpa sect playing ritual instruments Ghadong Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Young Tibetan monks from Gelugpa sect playing ritual instruments Ghadong Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Young Tibetan monks from Gelugpa sect playing ritual instruments Ghadong Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Young Tibetan monks from Gelugpa sect playing ritual instruments Ghadong Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Young Tibetan monks from Gelugpa sect playing ritual instruments Ghadong Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Young Tibetan monks from Gelugpa sect playing ritual instruments Ghadong Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan buddhist monk praying during puja in Ghadong monastery site of second Tibetan oracle Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh Tibetan buddhist monk praying during puja in Ghadong monastery site of second Tibetan oracle Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh
Tibetan buddhist monk praying during puja in Ghadong monastery site of second Tibetan oracle Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh Tibetan buddhist monk praying during puja in Ghadong monastery site of second Tibetan oracle Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh
Tibetan buddhist monk praying during puja in Ghadong monastery site of second Tibetan oracle Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh Tibetan buddhist monk praying during puja in Ghadong monastery site of second Tibetan oracle Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh
Tibetan buddhist monk praying during puja in Ghadong monastery site of second Tibetan oracle Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh Tibetan buddhist monk praying during puja in Ghadong monastery site of second Tibetan oracle Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh
Tibetan buddhist monk praying during puja in Ghadong monastery site of second Tibetan oracle Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh Tibetan buddhist monk praying during puja in Ghadong monastery site of second Tibetan oracle Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh
Tibetan buddhist monk praying during puja in Ghadong monastery site of second Tibetan oracle Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh Tibetan buddhist monk praying during puja in Ghadong monastery site of second Tibetan oracle Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh
Young Tibetan buddhist monks playing ritual instruments in Ghadong Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Young Tibetan buddhist monks playing ritual instruments in Ghadong Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Young Tibetan buddhist monks playing ritual instruments in Ghadong Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Young Tibetan buddhist monks playing ritual instruments in Ghadong Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Young Tibetan buddhist monks playing ritual instruments in Ghadong Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Young Tibetan buddhist monks playing ritual instruments in Ghadong Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Young Tibetan buddhist monks playing ritual instruments in Ghadong Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Young Tibetan buddhist monks playing ritual instruments in Ghadong Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Young Tibetan buddhist monks playing ritual instruments in Ghadong Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Young Tibetan buddhist monks playing ritual instruments in Ghadong Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Young Tibetan buddhist monks playing ritual instruments in Ghadong Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Young Tibetan buddhist monks playing ritual instruments in Ghadong Monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India

 

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Norbulingka Institute and monastery, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India – photo gallery and prints for sale

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Originally Norbulingka was the summer residence of H.H. Dalai Lama in Lhasa, Tibet. In exile H.H. Dalailama changed its status to institute that will preserve and promote diferrent aspects of Tibetan cultural heritage.

Norbulingka Institute is located in small village Sidhpur near Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh, India.

More info about this place you can find at Norbulingka Institute website:

http://www.norbulingka.org/

Norbulingka Institute:

Print of Pope John Paul II with Dalailama Print of Pope John Paul II with Dalailama
Traditional Tibetan dolls in Norbulingka museum Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Traditional Tibetan dolls in Norbulingka museum Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Map of former Tibet Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Map of former Tibet Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Traditional Tibetan dolls in Norbulingka museum Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Traditional Tibetan dolls in Norbulingka museum Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Strange coniferous tree growing in Himachal Pradesh India Strange coniferous tree growing in Himachal Pradesh India
Metal kettle with Tibetan script standing on window in Norbulingka Institute Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Metal kettle with Tibetan script standing on window in Norbulingka Institute Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Metal Kettle with Tibetan script Norbulingka Institute Dharamsala India Metal Kettle with Tibetan script Norbulingka Institute Dharamsala India
Group of Tibetan Buddhist nuns carying load of bricks to build their monastery in Himalayas Group of Tibetan Buddhist nuns carying load of bricks to build their monastery in Himalayas
Artist from Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Artist from Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Artist from Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Artist from Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Artist from Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Artist from Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Building of Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near DharamsalaHimachal Pradesh India Building of Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near DharamsalaHimachal Pradesh India
Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan naive paintings showing traditional nomads tent with yak and sheep Tibet Tibetan naive paintings showing traditional nomads tent with yak and sheep Tibet
Himachal Pradesh rocky mountains as seen from Dharamsala in Kangra valley India Himachal Pradesh rocky mountains as seen from Dharamsala in Kangra valley India
Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Modern Tibetan paintings with scull pig hen snake and mani stone Modern Tibetan paintings with scull pig hen snake and mani stone
Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan modern paintings showing daily life in Tibet Tibetan modern paintings showing daily life in Tibet
Tibetan wooden art from Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan wooden art from Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan wooden art from Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan wooden art from Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan woodcarver from Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan woodcarver from Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Buddhist wooden statues from Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Buddhist wooden statues from Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Gyuto Monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Gyuto Monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Gyuto Monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Gyuto Monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Norbulingka Institute of His Holines Dalai Lama near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Norbulingka Institute of His Holines Dalai Lama near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Norbulingka Institute of His Holines Dalai Lama near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Norbulingka Institute of His Holines Dalai Lama near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Norbulingka Institute of His Holines Dalai Lama near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Norbulingka Institute of His Holines Dalai Lama near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Hindu man with big steaming kettle prepares tea Hindu man with big steaming kettle prepares tea
Tibetan artist in Norbulingka Institute near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan artist in Norbulingka Institute near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan artist in Norbulingka Institute near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan artist in Norbulingka Institute near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan artist in Norbulingka Institute near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan artist in Norbulingka Institute near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India

Norbulingka Institute monastery:

Golden Wheel of Dharma and Deers symbolising first Buddha sermon in Norbulingka Institute Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Golden Wheel of Dharma and Deers symbolising first Buddha sermon in Norbulingka Institute Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Golden buddhist auspicious symols bas relief in Norbulingka Institute Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Golden buddhist auspicious symols bas relief in Norbulingka Institute Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Roof dragon with bell in Norbulingka Institute Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Roof dragon with bell in Norbulingka Institute Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Golden Wheel of Dharma in Norbulingka Institute Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Golden Wheel of Dharma in Norbulingka Institute Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Golden Buddha statue in Norbulingka Institute Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Golden Buddha statue in Norbulingka Institute Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Entrance to prayer hall Norbulingka Institute Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Entrance to prayer hall Norbulingka Institute Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Dalai Lama portrait from Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Dalai Lama portrait from Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Artworks from Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Artworks from Norbulingka Institute of Performing Arts near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Details form Norbulingka Monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Details form Norbulingka Monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Deer statue from Norbulingka Monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Deer statue from Norbulingka Monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Golden dragon head details form Norbulingka Monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Golden dragon head details form Norbulingka Monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Details form Norbulingka Monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Details form Norbulingka Monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Details form Norbulingka Monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Details form Norbulingka Monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Details form Norbulingka Monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Details form Norbulingka Monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Golden buddha statue in Norbulingka monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Golden buddha statue in Norbulingka monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Thangka of six armed Mahakala main dharma protector of gelugpa school of Tibetan Buddhism Thangka of six armed Mahakala main dharma protector of gelugpa school of Tibetan Buddhism
Mural painting of Dalai Lama in Norbulingka monasterynear Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Mural painting of Dalai Lama in Norbulingka monasterynear Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Mural painting symbol of indian buddhist mahasiddha in Norbulingka monasterynear Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Mural painting symbol of indian buddhist mahasiddha in Norbulingka monasterynear Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Mural painting symbol of indian buddhist mahasiddha in Norbulingka monasterynear Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Mural painting symbol of indian buddhist mahasiddha in Norbulingka monasterynear Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Statue of Buddha in Norbulingka monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Statue of Buddha in Norbulingka monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Wheel of Dharma and pair of deer symbol of two gods Brahma and Indra on top of Tibetan buddhist monastery Wheel of Dharma and pair of deer symbol of two gods Brahma and Indra on top of Tibetan buddhist monastery
Statue of Buddha in Norbulingka monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Statue of Buddha in Norbulingka monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Statue of Buddha in Norbulingka monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Statue of Buddha in Norbulingka monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Mural painting of Buddha of Limitless Light Opame in Norbulingka monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Mural painting of Buddha of Limitless Light Opame in Norbulingka monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Mural painting of Akshobhya Buddha in Norbulingka monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Mural painting of Akshobhya Buddha in Norbulingka monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Statue of Buddha in Norbulingka monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Statue of Buddha in Norbulingka monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Big Buddha statue and mural paintings in Norbulingka monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Big Buddha statue and mural paintings in Norbulingka monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Mural paintings of Buddha Amithaba in Norbulingka monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Mural paintings of Buddha Amithaba in Norbulingka monastery near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Mural paintings of XIII and XIV Dalai Lama in Norbulinka monastery Himachal Pradesh India Mural paintings of XIII and XIV Dalai Lama in Norbulinka monastery Himachal Pradesh India
Mural thangka of Dalai Lama as Nobel Prize winner in monastery of Norbulingka Institute near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Mural thangka of Dalai Lama as Nobel Prize winner in monastery of Norbulingka Institute near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Mural thangka of XII Dalai Lama in monastery of Norbulingka Institute near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Mural thangka of XII Dalai Lama in monastery of Norbulingka Institute near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Mural thangka of Dalai Lama as Nobel Prize winner in monastery of Norbulingka Institute near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Mural thangka of Dalai Lama as Nobel Prize winner in monastery of Norbulingka Institute near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Big statue of Buddha in monastery of Norbulingka Institute near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Big statue of Buddha in monastery of Norbulingka Institute near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Big Buddha statue in monastery of Norbulingka Institute near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Big Buddha statue in monastery of Norbulingka Institute near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Big Buddha statue in monastery of Norbulingka Institute near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Big Buddha statue in monastery of Norbulingka Institute near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Mural paintings of Snow Lion in monastery of Norbulingka Institute near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Mural paintings of Snow Lion in monastery of Norbulingka Institute near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India

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Buddhist Dah village, Dah-hanu Valley, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, India – photo gallery

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Dah-Hanu narow valley is a part of Indus river valley located about one full day trip – 100 miles (160 km) from capital of Ladakh – Leh.
Specific micro-climate helps local farmers to grow many different fruits and vegetables on the narrow slopes of this valley. Dard / Brokpa people in opposition to rest of Ladakh are Indo-European origin with unique custom of wearing hats with flowers during various festivals. Sometimes they are called “Flower people”. Brokpas from Dah are Buddhist.

I visited also neighbor village Sanjak inhabited by Muslim Dard/Brokpas. Here is a link to this gallery:

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Full moon over Indus river gorge Full moon over Indus river gorge
Color stupa in Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India Color stupa in Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India
Backlit grape leaves with stones in background in Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India Backlit grape leaves with stones in background in Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India
Old traditional house with stupa in Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India Old traditional house with stupa in Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India
Method of drying grass in Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India Method of drying grass in Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India
Know AIDS for no AIDS Easy entry No exit Hate Aids not a patient of AIDS mural propaganda Know AIDS for no AIDS Easy entry No exit Hate Aids not a patient of AIDS mural propaganda
A curiously goat looking through window in Dha Hanu village Ladakh Kashmir India A curiously goat looking through window in Dha Hanu village Ladakh Kashmir India
Traditional method of drying apricots on stones in Dha Hanu village Ladakh Kashmir India Traditional method of drying apricots on stones in Dha Hanu village Ladakh Kashmir India
Onion plant with green background in Dha Hanu village Indus valley Ladakh Kashmir India Onion plant with green background in Dha Hanu village Indus valley Ladakh Kashmir India
Sunflowers in Dha Hanu village Indus valley Ladakh Kashmir India Sunflowers in Dha Hanu village Indus valley Ladakh Kashmir India
Skyabapa guest house in Dha Hanu village Indus valley Ladakh Kashmir India Skyabapa guest house in Dha Hanu village Indus valley Ladakh Kashmir India
Backlit grape leaves with stones in background in Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India Backlit grape leaves with stones in background in Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India
Beautiful guest house with green barley fields in Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India Beautiful guest house with green barley fields in Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India
Peels of apricots drying in sun as popular in Ladakh Kashmir and Baltistan Himalayan regions India Pakistan Peels of apricots drying in sun as popular in Ladakh Kashmir and Baltistan Himalayan regions India Pakistan
A roofs of traditional Ladakhi houses with yellow drying apricots and greenery of Indus river Dha Hanu village Ladakh India A roofs of traditional Ladakhi houses with yellow drying apricots and greenery of Indus river Dha Hanu village Ladakh India
Traditional method of drying apricots on stones with background greenery of Indus river Dha Hanu village Ladakh India Traditional method of drying apricots on stones with background greenery of Indus river Dha Hanu village Ladakh India
Statue of tousand arm Chenrezig or Avalokiteshvara bodhisattva in local monastery Dha Hanu village Ladakh India Statue of tousand arm Chenrezig or Avalokiteshvara bodhisattva in local monastery Dha Hanu village Ladakh India
Local small monastery in Dha Hanu village place of Dard or Brokpa tribe Ladakh India Local small monastery in Dha Hanu village place of Dard or Brokpa tribe Ladakh India
A traditional stone and clay big Ladakhi house in Dha Hanu village Ladakh Kashmir India A traditional stone and clay big Ladakhi house in Dha Hanu village Ladakh Kashmir India
A traditional stone and clay big Ladakhi house in Dha Hanu village with drying apricots and blue sky Ladakh Kashmir India A traditional stone and clay big Ladakhi house in Dha Hanu village with drying apricots and blue sky Ladakh Kashmir India
A old red post boxin Dha Hanu village Ladakh Kashmir India A old red post boxin Dha Hanu village Ladakh Kashmir India
A traditional method of drying apricots on the house roof with modern solar cell kits in Dha Hanu village Ladakh Kashmir India A traditional method of drying apricots on the house roof with modern solar cell kits in Dha Hanu village Ladakh Kashmir India
A radio tower with satelite dishes in Himalaya A radio tower with satelite dishes in Himalaya
Suspicious barrel with Drink water double language English and Hindi sign Suspicious barrel with Drink water double language English and Hindi sign
Closeup of barley plant as grown in Ladakh India Closeup of barley plant as grown in Ladakh India
Indus river and green trees of Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India Indus river and green trees of Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India
A traditional stone and clay big Ladakhi house with buddhist prayer flags in Dha Hanu village Ladakh Kashmir India A traditional stone and clay big Ladakhi house with buddhist prayer flags in Dha Hanu village Ladakh Kashmir India
Open greenhouse for planting vegetables in Dha Hanu village Ladakh Kashmir India Open greenhouse for planting vegetables in Dha Hanu village Ladakh Kashmir India
Close up of branch with lot of yellow apricot fruits popular in Ladakh Kashmir and Baltistan Himalayan regions India Pakistan Close up of branch with lot of yellow apricot fruits popular in Ladakh Kashmir and Baltistan Himalayan regions India Pakistan
Close up of branch with lot of yellow apricot fruits popular in Ladakh Kashmir and Baltistan Himalayan regions India Pakistan Close up of branch with lot of yellow apricot fruits popular in Ladakh Kashmir and Baltistan Himalayan regions India Pakistan
Angel s trumpet or Jimson weed Datura stramonium plant and flowers as grown in Himalayas Angel s trumpet or Jimson weed Datura stramonium plant and flowers as grown in Himalayas
Two young Dard or Brokpa boys in modern clothes eating apricot fruits and one looking at camera Dha Hanu village Ladakh India Two young Dard or Brokpa boys in modern clothes eating apricot fruits and one looking at camera Dha Hanu village Ladakh India
Indus river and green poplar trees of Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India Indus river and green poplar trees of Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India
Tied cow in Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India Tied cow in Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India
Portrait of black goat with long horns Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India Portrait of black goat with long horns Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India
Brokpa or Dard baby sitting alone in house corridor Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India Brokpa or Dard baby sitting alone in house corridor Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India
Corridor of Ladakhi house in Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India Corridor of Ladakhi house in Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India
Stairs in traditional Ladakhi house in Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India Stairs in traditional Ladakhi house in Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India
Small boy looking at camera from window from Dard or Drogpa Aryan tribe from Dha Hanu village in Ladakh India Small boy looking at camera from window from Dard or Drogpa Aryan tribe from Dha Hanu village in Ladakh India
Black Yak in Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India Black Yak in Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India
Mother cat taking care of her sweet little kitten Mother cat taking care of her sweet little kitten
Mother cat taking care and licking of her sweet little kitten Mother cat taking care and licking of her sweet little kitten
Mother cat taking care and licking of her sweet little kitten Mother cat taking care and licking of her sweet little kitten
Mother cat taking care of of her sweet little kitten Mother cat taking care of of her sweet little kitten
Sweet little kitten looking at the mother s tail Sweet little kitten looking at the mother s tail
Sweet little kitten looking at the mother s tail Sweet little kitten looking at the mother s tail
Indus river near Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India Indus river near Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India
Indus river and green poplar trees of Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India Indus river and green poplar trees of Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India
High altitue plant from Ladakh Himalaya India High altitue plant from Ladakh Himalaya India
Indus river and green poplar trees of Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India Indus river and green poplar trees of Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India
High altitude plant from Ladakh Himalaya India High altitude plant from Ladakh Himalaya India
White water of Indus river with green poplar trees of Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh Ind White water of Indus river with green poplar trees of Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh Ind
White water of Indus river with green poplar trees of Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh Ind White water of Indus river with green poplar trees of Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh Ind
Green barley fields and apricot trees in Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India Green barley fields and apricot trees in Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India
Buddhist prayer flag with blue skyin Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India Buddhist prayer flag with blue skyin Dha Hanu village site of Dard or Brokpa tribe Indus valley Ladakh India
Red fruits of castor bean or castor oil plant Euphorbiaceae Ricinus communis Darjeeling India Red fruits of castor bean or castor oil plant Euphorbiaceae Ricinus communis Darjeeling India
Branch with lot of yellow apricot fruits popular in Ladakh Kashmir and Baltistan Himalayan regions India Pakistan Branch with lot of yellow apricot fruits popular in Ladakh Kashmir and Baltistan Himalayan regions India Pakistan

Here are some pictures of Dard people from Dah-Hanu taken during Ladakh Festival

Dard or Brokpa girl from Dha Hanu Village in color clothes and flowers Ladakh Kashmir India Dard or Brokpa girl from Dha Hanu Village in color clothes and flowers Ladakh Kashmir India
Beautiful young woman from Dard or Drogpa Aryan tribe from Dha Hanu village in Ladakh India Beautiful young woman from Dard or Drogpa Aryan tribe from Dha Hanu village in Ladakh India
Beautiful Dard or Brokpa tribe girl from Dha Hanu Village in color clothes and flowers Ladakh Kashmir India Beautiful Dard or Brokpa tribe girl from Dha Hanu Village in color clothes and flowers Ladakh Kashmir India
Beautiful Dard or Brokpa tribe girl from Dha Hanu Village in color clothes and flowers Ladakh Kashmir India Beautiful Dard or Brokpa tribe girl from Dha Hanu Village in color clothes and flowers Ladakh Kashmir India
Old man playing drum Dard or Brokpa tribe from Dha Hanu Village in color clothes and flowers Ladakh Kashmir India Old man playing drum Dard or Brokpa tribe from Dha Hanu Village in color clothes and flowers Ladakh Kashmir India
Group of men playing and dancing Dard or Brokpa tribe from Dha Hanu Village in color clothes and flowers Ladakh Kashmir Indi Group of men playing and dancing Dard or Brokpa tribe from Dha Hanu Village in color clothes and flowers Ladakh Kashmir Indi
Young man looking at camera Dard or Brokpa tribe from Dha Hanu Village in color clothes and flowers Ladakh Kashmir Indi Young man looking at camera Dard or Brokpa tribe from Dha Hanu Village in color clothes and flowers Ladakh Kashmir Indi
Traditional dress Brokpa or Dard tribe man with flowers and drum during Ladakh festival Leh Ladakh India Traditional dress Brokpa or Dard tribe man with flowers and drum during Ladakh festival Leh Ladakh India
Woman Dard or Brokpa tribe from Dha Hanu Village in color clothes and flowers Ladakh Kashmir Indi Woman Dard or Brokpa tribe from Dha Hanu Village in color clothes and flowers Ladakh Kashmir Indi
Group of men playing and dancing Dard or Brokpa tribe from Dha Hanu Village in color clothes and flowers Ladakh Kashmir Ind Group of men playing and dancing Dard or Brokpa tribe from Dha Hanu Village in color clothes and flowers Ladakh Kashmir Ind
Group of men playing and dancing Dard or Brokpa tribe from Dha Hanu Village in color clothes and flowers Ladakh Kashmir Ind Group of men playing and dancing Dard or Brokpa tribe from Dha Hanu Village in color clothes and flowers Ladakh Kashmir Ind
Women Dard or Brokpa tribe from Dha Hanu Village in color clothes and flowers Ladakh Kashmir Indi Women Dard or Brokpa tribe from Dha Hanu Village in color clothes and flowers Ladakh Kashmir Indi
Man carrying drum Dard or Brokpa tribe from Dha Hanu Village in color clothes and flowers Ladakh Kashmir Indi Man carrying drum Dard or Brokpa tribe from Dha Hanu Village in color clothes and flowers Ladakh Kashmir Indi

 

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Lamayuru Drikung Kagyu Monastery, Kargil District, Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir, India – photo gallery

According to the legend many years ago there was a big lake filling valley. Great Indian Buddhist yogi, Mahasiddha Naropa dry up this lake and strange, sedimental rock formation appeared. He also founded Lamayuru Monastery – one of the biggest and oldest monasteries in Ladakh. Here you can see my pictures from moon-like rock formations, barley terrace, fields, old stupas and Lamayuru village and monastery.

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Traditional Ladakhi house Traditional Ladakhi house
Old buddhist stupa Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Old buddhist stupa Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Green valley with houses and barley fields at Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Green valley with houses and barley fields at Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Green valley with houses and barley fields at Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Green valley with houses and barley fields at Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Three stupas on the road to monastery in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Three stupas on the road to monastery in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Green valley with houses and barley fields at Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Green valley with houses and barley fields at Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Three buddhist monk posing in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Three buddhist monk posing in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Buddhist monk praying and reciting during puja in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Buddhist monk praying and reciting during puja in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Buddhist yogi praying and reciting during puja in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Buddhist yogi praying and reciting during puja in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Buddhist monk praying and reciting during puja in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Buddhist monk praying and reciting during puja in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Tibetan Buddhist monk praying and reciting from ancient holy script during puja ceremony in Lamayuru monastery Ladakh India Tibetan Buddhist monk praying and reciting from ancient holy script during puja ceremony in Lamayuru monastery Ladakh India
Buddhist monk praying and reciting during puja in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Buddhist monk praying and reciting during puja in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Buddhist monk hand and holy script closeup in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Buddhist monk hand and holy script closeup in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Buddhist monk hand and holy script closeup in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Buddhist monk hand and holy script closeup in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Buddhist yogi and monk praying and reciting during puja in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Buddhist yogi and monk praying and reciting during puja in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Buddhist mural paintings with blue faced deity Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Buddhist mural paintings with blue faced deity Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Entrance to the prayer hall in Lamayuru monastery with mural paintings guardian kings of cardinal directions Ladakh India Entrance to the prayer hall in Lamayuru monastery with mural paintings guardian kings of cardinal directions Ladakh India
Young Tibetan Buddhist monk in yellow robe lighting butter lamps in Lamayuru monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Young Tibetan Buddhist monk in yellow robe lighting butter lamps in Lamayuru monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Strange rock formations of empty sediment lake at Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Strange rock formations of empty sediment lake at Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Windows and wall Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Windows and wall Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Traditional ladakhi house Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Traditional ladakhi house Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Traditional ladakhi house Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Traditional ladakhi house Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Strange rock formations at Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Strange rock formations at Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Scenic mountain and green barley field Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Scenic mountain and green barley field Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Scenic mountain trees and green barley field Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Scenic mountain trees and green barley field Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Very old stone stupas and green poplar trees and barley Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Very old stone stupas and green poplar trees and barley Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Very old stone stupas and green barley fields Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Very old stone stupas and green barley fields Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Very old stone stupas and green barley fields Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Very old stone stupas and green barley fields Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Green terrace barley fields in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Green terrace barley fields in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Lamayuru rock formations with snow capped mountains Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Lamayuru rock formations with snow capped mountains Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Green terrace barley fields and sediment empty lake mountains in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Green terrace barley fields and sediment empty lake mountains in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Green terrace barley fields and sediment empty lake mountains in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Green terrace barley fields and sediment empty lake mountains in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Strange colourful rock formation of sediment empty lake in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Strange colourful rock formation of sediment empty lake in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Limestone rock formations in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Limestone rock formations in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Alone small stupa on the top of small hill in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Alone small stupa on the top of small hill in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Strange colourful rock formation of sediment empty lake in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Strange colourful rock formation of sediment empty lake in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Strange colorful rock formation of sediment empty lake in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Strange colorful rock formation of sediment empty lake in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Green terrace barley fields and sediment empty lake mountains in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Green terrace barley fields and sediment empty lake mountains in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Green terrace barley fields with poplar trees and sediment empty lake mountains in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Green terrace barley fields with poplar trees and sediment empty lake mountains in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Strange colorful rock formation of sediment empty lake in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Strange colorful rock formation of sediment empty lake in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Mountains and poplar trees in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Mountains and poplar trees in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Strange rock formation of sediment empty lake in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Strange rock formation of sediment empty lake in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Mountain terrace barley fields and poplars in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Mountain terrace barley fields and poplars in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Sheep like rock formation of sediment empty lake in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Sheep like rock formation of sediment empty lake in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Green terrace barley fields with poplar Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Green terrace barley fields with poplar Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Green Lamayuru valley Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Green Lamayuru valley Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Yellow rock formations of empty sediment lake in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Yellow rock formations of empty sediment lake in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Yellow rock formations of empty sediment lake in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Yellow rock formations of empty sediment lake in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Yellow rock formations of empty sediment lake in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Yellow rock formations of empty sediment lake in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Black silhuete mountains in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Black silhuete mountains in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Yellow and brown rock formations of empty sediment lake in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Yellow and brown rock formations of empty sediment lake in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Trees rock and barley fields in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Trees rock and barley fields in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Yellow rock formations of empty sediment lake in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Yellow rock formations of empty sediment lake in Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Resting peasants near very old stone stupas and green barley fields Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Resting peasants near very old stone stupas and green barley fields Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Yellow strange rock formations of empty sediment lake with green barley fields and backlit tree Lamayuru Ladakh Kashmir India Yellow strange rock formations of empty sediment lake with green barley fields and backlit tree Lamayuru Ladakh Kashmir India
Yellow strange rock formations of empty sediment lake with green barley fields and backlit tree Lamayuru Ladakh Kashmir India Yellow strange rock formations of empty sediment lake with green barley fields and backlit tree Lamayuru Ladakh Kashmir India
Yellow strange rock formations of empty sediment lake with green barley fields and trees Lamayuru Ladakh Kashmir India Yellow strange rock formations of empty sediment lake with green barley fields and trees Lamayuru Ladakh Kashmir India
Indian army man in sport dress Kashmir India Indian army man in sport dress Kashmir India
Ladakhi children looking at camera Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Ladakhi children looking at camera Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Small three years old child with basket Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Small three years old child with basket Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Beautiful backlit poplar tree Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Beautiful backlit poplar tree Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Yellow strange scenic rock formations of empty sediment lake with blue sky Lamayuru Ladakh Kashmir India Yellow strange scenic rock formations of empty sediment lake with blue sky Lamayuru Ladakh Kashmir India
Lamayuru monastery at sunrise with blue sky Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Lamayuru monastery at sunrise with blue sky Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Lamayuru monastery at sunrise with blue sky Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Lamayuru monastery at sunrise with blue sky Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Lamayuru monastery at sunrise with blue sky Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Lamayuru monastery at sunrise with blue sky Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Trekking ponny horses resting and eating before starting trek with tourists Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Trekking ponny horses resting and eating before starting trek with tourists Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Trekking ponny horses resting and eating before starting trek with tourists Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Trekking ponny horses resting and eating before starting trek with tourists Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Trekking ponny horses resting and eating before starting trek with tourists Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Trekking ponny horses resting and eating before starting trek with tourists Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Trekking ponny horses resting and eating before starting trek with tourists Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Trekking ponny horses resting and eating before starting trek with tourists Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Lamayuru monastery at sunrise with blue sky Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Lamayuru monastery at sunrise with blue sky Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Lamayuru monastery at sunrise with blue sky Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Lamayuru monastery at sunrise with blue sky Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Lamayuru monastery at sunrise with blue sky Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Lamayuru monastery at sunrise with blue sky Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Lamayuru monastery and village at sunrise with blue sky Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Lamayuru monastery and village at sunrise with blue sky Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Very old stone stupas and green barley fields Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Very old stone stupas and green barley fields Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Scenic old alone stone stupa on small hill Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Scenic old alone stone stupa on small hill Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Lamayuru monastery at sunrise with blue sky Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Lamayuru monastery at sunrise with blue sky Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Yellow strange scenic rock formations of empty sediment lake with blue sky Lamayuru Ladakh Kashmir India Yellow strange scenic rock formations of empty sediment lake with blue sky Lamayuru Ladakh Kashmir India
Lamayuru monastery and village with barley fields at sunrise with blue sky Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Lamayuru monastery and village with barley fields at sunrise with blue sky Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Lamayuru monastery at sunrise with blue sky Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Lamayuru monastery at sunrise with blue sky Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Traditional Ladkhaki clay bricks Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Traditional Ladkhaki clay bricks Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Traditional white Ladakhi house Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Traditional white Ladakhi house Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Alone stupa with snow capped mountains in background Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Alone stupa with snow capped mountains in background Lamayuru Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Yellow rock formations of empty sediment lake Lamayuru Ladakh Kashmir India Yellow rock formations of empty sediment lake Lamayuru Ladakh Kashmir India
Yellow rock formations of empty sediment lake Lamayuru Ladakh Kashmir India Yellow rock formations of empty sediment lake Lamayuru Ladakh Kashmir India

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Hemis Drukpa Kagyu Buddhist Monastery in Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir, India – photo gallery

Hemis is Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Drukpa Kagyu tradition located in village of this same name approx. 45 kilometers from capital of Ladakh Leh.
According to legend Indian Buddhist saints Tilopa and Naropa meet there after demolition of Nalanda University by Muslim Turk and Afghan invaders in 1193.

Hemis monastery played very important role in book The Life of Saint Issa by Russian writer Nicolas Notovitch. This book was published in 1894 and he stated that monks from Hemis monastery had very important scriptures about visit of Jesus Christ in this monastery. Most scientist described this story as a hoax but legend about Jesus in India is still alive.

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Traditional Ladhaki style windows in white building of Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Traditional Ladhaki style windows in white building of Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Traditional Ladhaki architecture building of Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Traditional Ladhaki architecture building of Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Traditional Ladhaki architecture building of Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Traditional Ladhaki architecture building of Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Mural painting of Vaisravan Guardian of North Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Mural painting of Vaisravan Guardian of North Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Mural painting of Virupaksha Guardian of West Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Mural painting of Virupaksha Guardian of West Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Angry buddhist guardian statue Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India Angry buddhist guardian statue Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India
Cracked Marpa Translator mural Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India Cracked Marpa Translator mural Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India
Snow Lion statue with Please Romove Your Shoes sign Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India Snow Lion statue with Please Romove Your Shoes sign Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India
Snow Lion statue with Without Flash sign Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India Snow Lion statue with Without Flash sign Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India
Snow Lion statue with Without Flash sign Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India Snow Lion statue with Without Flash sign Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India
Big statue of Guru Rinpoche or Padmasambhava in Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Big statue of Guru Rinpoche or Padmasambhava in Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Close up of hand holding vajra of Big statue of Guru Rinpoche or Padmasambhava in Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Close up of hand holding vajra of Big statue of Guru Rinpoche or Padmasambhava in Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Big statue of Guru Rinpoche or Padmasambhava in Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Big statue of Guru Rinpoche or Padmasambhava in Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Red buddhist guardian statue Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India Red buddhist guardian statue Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India
Mural paintings of Milarepa Tibetan saint poet yogi in Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Mural paintings of Milarepa Tibetan saint poet yogi in Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Big statue of Guru Rinpoche or Padmasambhava in Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Big statue of Guru Rinpoche or Padmasambhava in Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Big statue of Guru Rinpoche or Padmasambhava in Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Big statue of Guru Rinpoche or Padmasambhava in Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Big statue of Guru Rinpoche or Padmasambhava in Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Big statue of Guru Rinpoche or Padmasambhava in Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Red angry buddhist guardian statue in fire and white katak silk scarf Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir Indi Red angry buddhist guardian statue in fire and white katak silk scarf Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir Indi
statue of Buddhist lama and white katak silk scarf Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir Indi statue of Buddhist lama and white katak silk scarf Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir Indi
Buddha statue with white katak silk scarf Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India Buddha statue with white katak silk scarf Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India
Metal Buddha statue Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India Metal Buddha statue Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India
Blue Vajrapani bodhistattva statue with white katak silk scarf Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India Blue Vajrapani bodhistattva statue with white katak silk scarf Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India
Blue Vajrapani bodhisattva statue with white katak silk scarf Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India Blue Vajrapani bodhisattva statue with white katak silk scarf Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India
Roof gompa Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India Roof gompa Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India
Buddhist Lama statue Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India Buddhist Lama statue Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India
Thousand arm Chenrezik or Avalokiteshvara statue Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India Thousand arm Chenrezik or Avalokiteshvara statue Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India
Holy buddhist script Kangyur library Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India Holy buddhist script Kangyur library Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India
Buddha statue with votive stupa in main prayer hall Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India Buddha statue with votive stupa in main prayer hall Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India
Wheel of Time mural Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India Wheel of Time mural Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir India
Very old different forms of Buddha mural Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir Indi Very old different forms of Buddha mural Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir Indi
Very old different forms of Buddha mural Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir Indi Very old different forms of Buddha mural Hemis Drukpa Kagyu monastery Ladakh Kashmir Indi
Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Buddhist monks quaters white building in legendary Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Buddhist monks quaters white building in legendary Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Buddhist monks quaters white building in legendary Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Buddhist monks quaters white building in legendary Hemis monastery Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India

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Alchi Village, Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir, India – photo gallery

In other post you can find my photos from Alchi Monastery complex called also Alchi Gompa.

http://www.magic-photographer.com/2010/03/01/alchi-heritage-monastery-ladakh-jammu-kashmir-india/

 

Here are set from beautiful Alchi village I visited in 2005:

 

Row of old votive stupas in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India Row of old votive stupas in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India
Donkey with full load of grass as used in Ladakh Kashmir and Baltistan Himalayan region Donkey with full load of grass as used in Ladakh Kashmir and Baltistan Himalayan region
Uphill old white stupas in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India Uphill old white stupas in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India
A small shy Ladakhi girl looking at camera and touching her face by hand Ladakh India A small shy Ladakhi girl looking at camera and touching her face by hand Ladakh India
Facade of new build traditional style Ladakhi house with green grass drying on the roof Alchi village Ladakh India Facade of new build traditional style Ladakhi house with green grass drying on the roof Alchi village Ladakh India
Traditional style Ladakhi house with green poplar trees and mountains Alchi village Ladakh India Traditional style Ladakhi house with green poplar trees and mountains Alchi village Ladakh India
Facade of traditional style Ladakhi house with green grass drying on the roof Alchi village Ladakh India Facade of traditional style Ladakhi house with green grass drying on the roof Alchi village Ladakh India
Old palace in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India Old palace in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India
Uphill old stupas in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India Uphill old stupas in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India
Row of old stupas in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India Row of old stupas in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India
Ladakhi farmers collecting grass from field Alchi village Ladakh India Ladakhi farmers collecting grass from field Alchi village Ladakh India
Ladakhi farmers collecting grass from field Alchi village Ladakh India Ladakhi farmers collecting grass from field Alchi village Ladakh India
Ladakhi farmers collecting grass from field Alchi village Ladakh India Ladakhi farmers collecting grass from field Alchi village Ladakh India
Ladakhi farmers collecting grass from field Alchi village Ladakh India Ladakhi farmers collecting grass from field Alchi village Ladakh India
Ladakhi farmers collecting grass from field Alchi village Ladakh India Ladakhi farmers collecting grass from field Alchi village Ladakh India
Street with rocky walls in Alchi village Ladakh India Street with rocky walls in Alchi village Ladakh India
Traditional Ladakhi house with apricot tree full of fruits Alchi village Ladakh India Traditional Ladakhi house with apricot tree full of fruits Alchi village Ladakh India
Young red cattle walking on green pasture Ladakh Young red cattle walking on green pasture Ladakh
Traditional Ladakhi corral with donkey Alchi village Ladakh India Traditional Ladakhi corral with donkey Alchi village Ladakh India
Old stupa and traditional clay home buildings in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India Old stupa and traditional clay home buildings in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India
Small Ladakhi boy looking at camera with one hand up Alchi village Ladakh India Small Ladakhi boy looking at camera with one hand up Alchi village Ladakh India
Old palace in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India Old palace in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India
Pair of Ladakhi boys standing behind their traditional house Alchi village Ladakh India Pair of Ladakhi boys standing behind their traditional house Alchi village Ladakh India
Rocky mountains and farmers working in the field Alchi village Ladakh India Rocky mountains and farmers working in the field Alchi village Ladakh India
Row of old stupas in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India Row of old stupas in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India
Row of old stupas in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India Row of old stupas in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India
Row of old stupas in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India Row of old stupas in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India
Small traditional Ladakhi house with two buddist stupas and prayer flags Alchi village Ladakh India Small traditional Ladakhi house with two buddist stupas and prayer flags Alchi village Ladakh India
Encourage education Discourage drinking white blue mural sign Alchi village Ladakh India Encourage education Discourage drinking white blue mural sign Alchi village Ladakh India
Be faithful to life partner to eradicate HIV AIDS mural sign Alchi village Ladakh India Be faithful to life partner to eradicate HIV AIDS mural sign Alchi village Ladakh India
Row of old stupas in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India Row of old stupas in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India
Row of old stupas in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India Row of old stupas in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India
Brown sedimantal rock formations near Alchi village Ladakh India Brown sedimantal rock formations near Alchi village Ladakh India

 

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Alchi heritage monastery, Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir, India – photo gallery

Alchi monastery complex or Alchi gompa is one of the oldest Buddhist shrines in Ladakh. It was build in 10th-13th century.  Famous for its unique architectural style Alchi brings many tourists. All complex contain several heritage chortens (stupas) and temples: Dukhang, Sumtseg and Manjushri Temple.

 

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Buddha of Wisdom Manjushri mural painting in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India Buddha of Wisdom Manjushri mural painting in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India
Vajrapani dark blue bodhisattva mural painting in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India Vajrapani dark blue bodhisattva mural painting in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India
White buildings of famous unique Alchi monastery in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India White buildings of famous unique Alchi monastery in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India
White buildings of famous unique Alchi monastery in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India White buildings of famous unique Alchi monastery in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India
Kagyu Monastery building in famous unique Alchi monastery in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India Kagyu Monastery building in famous unique Alchi monastery in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India
Old Lama mural painting in famous unique Alchi monastery in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India Old Lama mural painting in famous unique Alchi monastery in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India
Big white stupa in famous unique Alchi monastery in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India Big white stupa in famous unique Alchi monastery in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India
Facade of traditional Ladakhi house Alchi village Ladakh India Facade of traditional Ladakhi house Alchi village Ladakh India
Facade of traditional Ladakhi house with Buddhist prayer flags Alchi village Ladakh India Facade of traditional Ladakhi house with Buddhist prayer flags Alchi village Ladakh India
Old wooden bas reliefs on door in famous unique Alchi monastery in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India Old wooden bas reliefs on door in famous unique Alchi monastery in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India
Buddha statue old wooden bas reliefs on door in famous unique Alchi monastery in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India Buddha statue old wooden bas reliefs on door in famous unique Alchi monastery in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India
Flowers and entrance to Vairocana Temple in famous unique Alchi monastery in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India Flowers and entrance to Vairocana Temple in famous unique Alchi monastery in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India
Row of old votive stupas in famous unique Alchi monastery in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India Row of old votive stupas in famous unique Alchi monastery in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India
Kagyu gompa building in unique Alchi monastery in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India Kagyu gompa building in unique Alchi monastery in Alchi heritage village Ladakh India

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Two Japanese Zen Buddhist Temples: Daijokyo Japanese Monastery and Indosan Nippon Japanese Temple in Bodhgaya, Bihar, India – photo gallery

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A beautiful woman send by demon Mara to avoid Buddha enlightement under Bodhi Tree in Bodhgaya India A beautiful woman send by demon Mara to avoid Buddha enlightement under Bodhi Tree in Bodhgaya India
Buddha life Sujata girl offering rice to skeleton fasting Buddha painting in Japanese Buddhist temple Bodhgaya Bihar India Buddha life Sujata girl offering rice to skeleton fasting Buddha painting in Japanese Buddhist temple Bodhgaya Bihar India
Interior of Daijokyo Japanese Buddhist Temple With golden Buddha statue in Bodhgaya Bihar India Interior of Daijokyo Japanese Buddhist Temple With golden Buddha statue in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Daijokyo Japanese Buddhist Temple golden Buddha statue in Bodhgaya Bihar India Daijokyo Japanese Buddhist Temple golden Buddha statue in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Daijokyo Japanese Buddhist Temple golden Buddha statue in Bodhgaya Bihar India Daijokyo Japanese Buddhist Temple golden Buddha statue in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Daijokyo Japanese Buddhist Temple golden Buddha statue in Bodhgaya Bihar India Daijokyo Japanese Buddhist Temple golden Buddha statue in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Daijokyo Japanese Buddhist Temple Buddha statue in Bodhgaya Bihar India Daijokyo Japanese Buddhist Temple Buddha statue in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Bell of peace and pagoda next to Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Bell of peace and pagoda next to Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Pagoda next to Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Pagoda next to Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Bell of peace next to Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Bell of peace next to Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
pagoda with Buddha next to Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India pagoda with Buddha next to Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Big stupa next to Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Big stupa next to Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Japan script Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Japan script Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Bell of Peace and stupa next to Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Bell of Peace and stupa next to Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Interior with altair and Buddha statue in Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Interior with altair and Buddha statue in Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Buddha statue in Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Buddha statue in Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Buddha statue in Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Buddha statue in Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Lantern in Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Lantern in Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Altair with Buddha Statue in Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Altair with Buddha Statue in Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Birth of Buddha all painting in Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Birth of Buddha all painting in Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Buddha mother Mayadevi wall painting Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Buddha mother Mayadevi wall painting Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Buddha mother Mayadevi sleeping Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Buddha mother Mayadevi sleeping Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Meditating skeleton like Buddha wall painting Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Meditating skeleton like Buddha wall painting Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Wheel of Dharma and Japan script in Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Wheel of Dharma and Japan script in Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Bell of peace net to Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Bell of peace net to Indosan Nippon  Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Bell in Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Bell in Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Daijokyo Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Daijokyo Japanese Buddhist Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India Indosan Nippon Japanese Buddhist Monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India

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Tibetan Buddhist Monastery in Nyingmapa tradition, Bodhgaya, Bihar, India – photo gallery

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Kalachakra mantra symbol with buddhist guardian abowe Tibetan Nyingma Monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India Kalachakra mantra symbol with buddhist guardian abowe Tibetan Nyingma Monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Buddhist guardian abowe Tibetan Nyingma Monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India Buddhist guardian abowe Tibetan Nyingma Monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Female Buddha with golden stupa Tibetan Nyingma Monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India Female Buddha with golden stupa Tibetan Nyingma Monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Golden Future Buddha Maitreya statue in Tibetan Nyingma Monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India Golden Future Buddha Maitreya statue in Tibetan Nyingma Monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Buddha Gautama with rainbow rays and other Buddhas mural painting in Tibetan Nyingma Monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India Buddha Gautama with rainbow rays and other Buddhas mural painting in Tibetan Nyingma Monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Buddha ascending to Heaven to meet his mother Mayadevi mural painting in Tibetan Nyingma Monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India Buddha ascending to Heaven to meet his mother Mayadevi mural painting in Tibetan Nyingma Monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Buddhist hell realm in Wheel of Time mural painting in Tibetan Nyingma Monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India Buddhist hell realm in Wheel of Time mural painting in Tibetan Nyingma Monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Buddhist hungry ghosts realm in Wheel of Time mural painting in Tibetan Nyingma Monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India Buddhist hungry ghosts realm in Wheel of Time mural painting in Tibetan Nyingma Monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Buddhist hungry ghosts realm in Wheel of Time mural painting in Tibetan Nyingma Monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India Buddhist hungry ghosts realm in Wheel of Time mural painting in Tibetan Nyingma Monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Vaisravan Guardian of North mural painting in Nyingma Tibetan buddhist monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India Vaisravan Guardian of North mural painting in Nyingma Tibetan buddhist monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Wheel of Time mural paintings in Nyingma Tibetan Buddhist monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Wheel of Time mural paintings in Nyingma Tibetan Buddhist monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Mural paintings in Nyingma Tibetan Buddhist monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Mural paintings in Nyingma Tibetan Buddhist monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Mural paintings describing stages of meditation samatha or shine Nyingma Tibetan Buddhist Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Mural paintings describing stages of meditation samatha or shine Nyingma Tibetan Buddhist Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Kalachakra mantra symbol at Nyingma Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India Kalachakra mantra symbol at Nyingma Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Deer with swastika at Nyingma Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India Deer with swastika at Nyingma Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Golden auspicious symbols at Nyingma Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India Golden auspicious symbols at Nyingma Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Golden buddha statue with Dalailama picture at Nyingma Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India Golden buddha statue with Dalailama picture at Nyingma Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Golden Red Hat lama statue at Nyingma Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India Golden Red Hat lama statue at Nyingma Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Virupaksha Guardian of West mural painting at Nynigma Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India Virupaksha Guardian of West mural painting at Nynigma Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Virudhaka Guardian of South mural painting at Nynigma Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India Virudhaka Guardian of South mural painting at Nynigma Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Bodhgaya Bihar India

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Karma Vajrayana Tibetan Buddhist Monastery in Bodhgaya, Bihar India – photo gallery

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Karma Tharjay Chokhjorling – seat of H.E. Beru Khyentse Rinpoche in Bodhgaya was estabilisheed in 1979.

Mural Painting of Lama Karmapa holding two dorje Tibetan Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Mural Painting of Lama Karmapa holding two dorje Tibetan Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Mural Painting of main guardian of Kagyu lineago of Tibetan Buddhism Mahakala Ber Nag Chen Black Coat Bodhgaya Bihar India Mural Painting of main guardian of Kagyu lineago of Tibetan Buddhism Mahakala Ber Nag Chen Black Coat Bodhgaya Bihar India
Mural Painting of of Vajrayogini Tibetan Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Mural Painting of of Vajrayogini Tibetan Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Deity with consort yab yum tantric mural painting Tibetan buddhism kagyu lineage Tibetan Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Deity with consort yab yum tantric mural painting Tibetan buddhism kagyu lineage Tibetan Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Mural painting of Naropa and statue of protector with pict Tibetan buddhism kagyu lineage Tibetan Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Mural painting of Naropa and statue of protector with pict Tibetan buddhism kagyu lineage Tibetan Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Statue of protector with picture of XVI and XVII Karmapa Thaye Dorje Tibetan kagyu lineage Tibetan Monastery Bodhgaya Indi Statue of protector with picture of XVI and XVII Karmapa Thaye Dorje Tibetan kagyu lineage Tibetan Monastery Bodhgaya Indi
Mural Painting of Lama Karmapa holding two dorje Tibetan Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Mural Painting of Lama Karmapa holding two dorje Tibetan Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Lama Milarepa famous Tibetan yogi poet and hero Tibetan Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Lama Milarepa famous Tibetan yogi poet and hero Tibetan Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Huge golden prayer wheel Tibetan Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Huge golden prayer wheel Tibetan Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Mural paintings of Kagyu lineage Tibetan Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Mural paintings of Kagyu lineage Tibetan Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
A Indian man standing behind huge golden prayer wheel Tibetan Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India A Indian man standing behind huge golden prayer wheel Tibetan Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Mural painting of buddhist heaven Tibetan kagyu lineage Tibetan Monastery Bodhgaya India Mural painting of buddhist heaven Tibetan kagyu lineage Tibetan Monastery Bodhgaya India
Karma Vajrayana Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Bhutan Karma Vajrayana Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Bhutan

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Burmese Buddhist Temple – Buddha Gaya Myanmar Buddhist Vihara – in Bodhgaya, Bihar, India – photo gallery

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Golden Buddha statue in Burmese buddhist temple Bodhgaya Bihar India Golden Buddha statue in Burmese buddhist temple Bodhgaya Bihar India
Golden Buddha statue in Burmese buddhist temple Bodhgaya Bihar India Golden Buddha statue in Burmese buddhist temple Bodhgaya Bihar India
White Buddha statue with umbrellas in Burmese buddhist temple Bodhgaya Bihar India White Buddha statue with umbrellas in Burmese buddhist temple Bodhgaya Bihar India
White Buddha statue in Burmese buddhist temple Bodhgaya Bihar India White Buddha statue in Burmese buddhist temple Bodhgaya Bihar India
White Buddha statue on golden altair in Burmese buddhist temple Bodhgaya Bihar India White Buddha statue on golden altair in Burmese buddhist temple Bodhgaya Bihar India
Cycas revoluta green leaf close up Cycas revoluta green leaf close up
White Buddha statue on wooden altair in Burmese buddhist temple Bodhgaya Bihar India White Buddha statue on wooden altair in Burmese buddhist temple Bodhgaya Bihar India

 

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Website of Myanmar Vihara in Bodhgaya

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Vietnamese Buddhist Institute Vien Giac (Trung Tâm Tu H?c Viên Giác), Bodhgaya, Bihar, India – photo gallery

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Vietnamese king guardian of cardinal direction Kim Cang buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India Vietnamese king guardian of cardinal direction Kim Cang buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India
Vietnamese king guardian of cardinal direction Kim Cang buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India Vietnamese king guardian of cardinal direction Kim Cang buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India
Boddhisattva Avalokiteshvara statue at buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India Boddhisattva Avalokiteshvara statue at buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India
Boddhisattva Avalokiteshvara statue at buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar IndiaBoddhisattva Avalokiteshvara statue Boddhisattva Avalokiteshvara statue at buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar IndiaBoddhisattva Avalokiteshvara statue
Vietnamese nun praying at boddhisattva Avalokiteshvara statue at buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India Vietnamese nun praying at boddhisattva Avalokiteshvara statue at buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India
Mini wooden rooftops buddhist temple with dragons on top Mini wooden rooftops buddhist temple with dragons on top
Dragon on top of Mini wooden rooftops buddhist temple Dragon on top of Mini wooden rooftops buddhist temple
Vietnamese king guardian of cardinal direction Kim Cang buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India Vietnamese king guardian of cardinal direction Kim Cang buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India
Vietnamese king guardian of cardinal direction Kim Cang buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India Vietnamese king guardian of cardinal direction Kim Cang buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India
Vietnamese king guardian of cardinal direction Kim Cang buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India Vietnamese king guardian of cardinal direction Kim Cang buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India
Vietnamese king guardian of cardinal direction Kim Cang buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India Vietnamese king guardian of cardinal direction Kim Cang buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India
Big Golden Buddha statue in Vietnamese buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India Big Golden Buddha statue in Vietnamese buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India
Big Golden Buddha statue in Vietnamese buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India Big Golden Buddha statue in Vietnamese buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India
Big Golden Buddha statue in Vietnamese buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India Big Golden Buddha statue in Vietnamese buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India
Golden dragon in Vietnamese buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India Golden dragon in Vietnamese buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India
Big Golden Buddha statue in Vietnamese buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India Big Golden Buddha statue in Vietnamese buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India
Miniature pagoda vietnamese on the rock buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India Miniature pagoda vietnamese on the rock buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India
Big Golden Buddha statue in Vietnamese buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India Big Golden Buddha statue in Vietnamese buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India
Roof ornamental decoration in Vietnamese buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India Roof ornamental decoration in Vietnamese buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India
Entrance to Vietnamese buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India Entrance to Vietnamese buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India
Vietnamese nun praying at boddhisattva Avalokiteshvara statue at buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India Vietnamese nun praying at boddhisattva Avalokiteshvara statue at buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India
Vietnamese king guardian of cardinal direction Kim Cang buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India Vietnamese king guardian of cardinal direction Kim Cang buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India
Vietnamese king guardian of cardinal direction Kim Cang buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India Vietnamese king guardian of cardinal direction Kim Cang buddhist Vien Giac Institute Bodhgaya Bihar India

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Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex, Place where Buddha attained enlightenment, Bodhgaya, Bihar, India – photo gallery

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Double language English and Hindu sign Shoe Stack Please Leave Your Shoes There Mahabodhi Temple Bodhgaya Bihar India Double language English and Hindu sign Shoe Stack Please Leave Your Shoes There Mahabodhi Temple Bodhgaya Bihar India
White stupa in Mahabodhi Mahavihara buddhist temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India White stupa in Mahabodhi Mahavihara buddhist temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India
Mahabodhi Mahavihara buddhist temple complex renovation Bodhgaya Bihar India Mahabodhi Mahavihara buddhist temple complex renovation Bodhgaya Bihar India
Small votive stupas with Buddha statues at Mahabodhi Mahavihara buddhist temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India Small votive stupas with Buddha statues at Mahabodhi Mahavihara buddhist temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India
Old Buddha statue on the wall of Mahabodhi Mahavihara buddhist temple Bodhgaya Bihar India Old Buddha statue on the wall of Mahabodhi Mahavihara buddhist temple Bodhgaya Bihar India
Old naked woman bas relief on the wall of Mahabodhi Mahavihara buddhist temple Bodhgaya Bihar India Old naked woman bas relief on the wall of Mahabodhi Mahavihara buddhist temple Bodhgaya Bihar India
Old standing Buddha statue on the wall of Mahabodhi Mahavihara buddhist temple Bodhgaya Bihar India Old standing Buddha statue on the wall of Mahabodhi Mahavihara buddhist temple Bodhgaya Bihar India
Stone lotuses and Buddha statues on Mahabodhi Mahavihara Bodhgaya Bihar India Stone lotuses and Buddha statues on Mahabodhi Mahavihara Bodhgaya Bihar India
Pilgrims praying inside Mahabodhi Mahavihara Bodhgaya Bihar India Pilgrims praying inside Mahabodhi Mahavihara Bodhgaya Bihar India
Theravada buddhist monk in yellow robes praying inside Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple place of Buddha enlightenment Bodhgaya Ind Theravada buddhist monk in yellow robes praying inside Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple place of Buddha enlightenment Bodhgaya Ind
Old Stone buddist statue on the wall of Mahabodhi Mahavihara Bodhgaya Bihar India Old Stone buddist statue on the wall of Mahabodhi Mahavihara Bodhgaya Bihar India
Old Stone buddist statue on the wall of Mahabodhi Mahavihara Bodhgaya Bihar India Old Stone buddist statue on the wall of Mahabodhi Mahavihara Bodhgaya Bihar India
Old Stone buddist statue on the wall of Mahabodhi Mahavihara Bodhgaya Bihar India Old Stone buddist statue on the wall of Mahabodhi Mahavihara Bodhgaya Bihar India
Old Stone buddist statue on the wall of Mahabodhi Mahavihara Bodhgaya Bihar India Old Stone buddist statue on the wall of Mahabodhi Mahavihara Bodhgaya Bihar India
Old Stone sitting Buddha statue on the wall of Mahabodhi Mahavihara Bodhgaya Bihar India Old Stone sitting Buddha statue on the wall of Mahabodhi Mahavihara Bodhgaya Bihar India
Old Stone standing Buddha statue on the wall of Mahabodhi Mahavihara Bodhgaya Bihar India Old Stone standing Buddha statue on the wall of Mahabodhi Mahavihara Bodhgaya Bihar India
Old Stone sitting Buddha statue on the wall of Mahabodhi Mahavihara Bodhgaya Bihar India Old Stone sitting Buddha statue on the wall of Mahabodhi Mahavihara Bodhgaya Bihar India
Sign of Buddha s place of Enlightement under Bodhi tree in Mahabodhi Mahavihara Bodhgaya Bihar India Sign of Buddha s place of Enlightement under Bodhi tree in Mahabodhi Mahavihara Bodhgaya Bihar India
Bodhisattva Manjushri with sword statue in Mahabodhi Mahavihara Bodhgaya Bihar India Bodhisattva Manjushri with sword statue in Mahabodhi Mahavihara Bodhgaya Bihar India
Japanese female pilgrim reading holy scriptures under in Mahabodhi Mahavihara Bodhgaya Bihar Japanese female pilgrim reading holy scriptures under in Mahabodhi Mahavihara Bodhgaya Bihar
Old standing Buddha statue in Mahabodhi Mahavihara Bodhgaya Bihar Old standing Buddha statue in Mahabodhi Mahavihara Bodhgaya Bihar
Crystal umbrella covering bodhi throne in background Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple Bodhgaya Bihar Crystal umbrella covering bodhi throne in background Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple Bodhgaya Bihar
Two cambodian theravada monks talking at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India Two cambodian theravada monks talking at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India
Tibetan buddhist monk rounding Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India Tibetan buddhist monk rounding Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India
Buddha statue at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India Buddha statue at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India
Buddha statue at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India Buddha statue at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India
Indian pilgrims worshiping Stone Lotuses at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India Indian pilgrims worshiping Stone Lotuses at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India
Buddha statue with flowers at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India Buddha statue with flowers at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India
Buddhist monks resting at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India Buddhist monks resting at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India
Theravada monk meditating under stupa at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India Theravada monk meditating under stupa at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India
Tibetan monk rounding Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India Tibetan monk rounding Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India
Theravada monk meditating under stupa at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India Theravada monk meditating under stupa at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India
Tibetan monk praying at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India Tibetan monk praying at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India
Votive stupas with Buddha statues at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India Votive stupas with Buddha statues at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India
Votive stupas with Buddha statues at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India Votive stupas with Buddha statues at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India
Votive stupas with Buddha statues at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India Votive stupas with Buddha statues at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India
Votive stupas with Buddha statues at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India Votive stupas with Buddha statues at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India
Votive stupas at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India Votive stupas at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India
Golden statue of Buddha disciple Mahakassapa at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India Golden statue of Buddha disciple Mahakassapa at Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India
Entrance to Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India Entrance to Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India
Buddha footprints covered by flowers Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India Buddha footprints covered by flowers Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India
A Indian man passing next to Buddha footprints covered by flowers Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India A Indian man passing next to Buddha footprints covered by flowers Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple complex Bodhgaya Bihar India
Bell of peace at meditation park Bodhgaya Bihar India Bell of peace at meditation park Bodhgaya Bihar India
Stone buddha statue on the wall of Mahabodhi Mahavihara central Buddhist temple Bodhgaya Bihar India Stone buddha statue on the wall of Mahabodhi Mahavihara central Buddhist temple Bodhgaya Bihar India

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The Great Buddha statue and his Disciples in Bodhgaya, Bihar, India

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Situated in Bodhgaya – place of Buddha’s enlightement – 25 meters (82 ft) Buddha in meditation pose  statue build of sandstone and red granite was consecrated in 1989 by His Holiness XIV Dalai Lama.
The Great Buddha statue is surrounded by His Ten Great Disciples noted in Lotus Sutra: Sariputta, Mahamoggallana, Mahakassapa, Subhuti, Punna, Mahakaccana, Anuruddha, Upali, Rahula and Ananda:

Giant limestone Buddha statue in Bodhgaya Bihar India Giant limestone Buddha statue in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Giant limestone Buddha statue in Bodhgaya Bihar India Giant limestone Buddha statue in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Giant limestone Buddha statue in Bodhgaya Bihar India Giant limestone Buddha statue in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Limestone statue of Buddha disciple arhat in Bodhgaya Bihar India Limestone statue of Buddha disciple arhat in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Limestone statue of Buddha disciple arhat in Bodhgaya Bihar India Limestone statue of Buddha disciple arhat in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Limestone statue of Buddha disciple arhat in Bodhgaya Bihar India Limestone statue of Buddha disciple arhat in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Limestone statue of Buddha disciple arhat in Bodhgaya Bihar India Limestone statue of Buddha disciple arhat in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Limestone statue of Buddha disciple arhat in Bodhgaya Bihar India Limestone statue of Buddha disciple arhat in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Limestone statue of Buddha disciple arhat in Bodhgaya Bihar India Limestone statue of Buddha disciple arhat in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Limestone statue of Buddha disciple arhat in Bodhgaya Bihar India Limestone statue of Buddha disciple arhat in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Limestone statue of Buddha disciple arhat in Bodhgaya Bihar India Limestone statue of Buddha disciple arhat in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Face close up of Giant limestone statue of Buddha in Bodhgaya Bihar India Face close up of Giant limestone statue of Buddha in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Limestone statue of Buddha s diisciple arhat in Bodhgaya Bihar India Limestone statue of Buddha s diisciple arhat in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Limestone statue of Buddha s diisciple arhat in Bodhgaya Bihar India Limestone statue of Buddha s diisciple arhat in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Giant limestone statue of Buddha in Bodhgaya Bihar India Giant limestone statue of Buddha in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Pilgrims at giant limestone statue of Buddha in Bodhgaya Bihar India Pilgrims at giant limestone statue of Buddha in Bodhgaya Bihar India

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Thai Temple in Bodhgaya, Bihar, India – photo gallery

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Thai Wat Temle in Bodhgaya Bihar India Thai Wat Temle in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Entrance to Thai Wat Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Entrance to Thai Wat Temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Smiling golden buddhist man face close up in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Smiling golden buddhist man face close up in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Angry fish mural paintings in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Angry fish mural paintings in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Fairy tale dolphin mural paintings in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Fairy tale dolphin mural paintings in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Angry fish preying for small fishes mural paintings in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Angry fish preying for small fishes mural paintings in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Golden Buddhist man with lion mural paintings in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Golden Buddhist man with lion mural paintings in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Altair and golden Buddha statue in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Altair and golden Buddha statue in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Golden Buddha statue in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Golden Buddha statue in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Golden Buddha statue in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Golden Buddha statue in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Smiling Buddhist golden man mural paintings in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Thailand Smiling Buddhist golden man mural paintings in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Thailand
golden dragon mural paintings in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India golden dragon mural paintings in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Golden Buddha statue in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Golden Buddha statue in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India
Temple guardian in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Thailand Temple guardian in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Thailand
Temple guardian in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Thailand Temple guardian in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Thailand
Red tiled rooftops with golden elements in in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Thailand Red tiled rooftops with golden elements in in Thai Wat temple in Bodhgaya Bihar India Thailand

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Buddhist Royal Bhutan Monastery in Bodhgaya, Bihar, India – photo gallery

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One of the most amazing monasteries I ever seen. Masterwork of Bhutanese artists under guidance of King of Bhutan.

 

Golden statue of bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara or Chenresig in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Bhutan Golden statue of bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara or Chenresig in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Bhutan
Statue of Guru Rinpoche Padmasambhava Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India chamba bhutan Statue of Guru Rinpoche Padmasambhava Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India chamba bhutan
Life of Buddha two rabits wall bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India chamba Life of Buddha two rabits wall bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India chamba
Bodhisattva on throne bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India chamba Bodhisattva on throne bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India chamba
Big statue of golden Buddha or Guru Rinpoche in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Big statue of golden Buddha or Guru Rinpoche in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Golden statue of bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara or Chenresig in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Bhutan Golden statue of bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara or Chenresig in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Bhutan
Buddha meditating in Bodh Gaya under Bodhi tree to achieve enlightment with demons send by Mara to confuse bas relief in Royal Buddha meditating in Bodh Gaya under Bodhi tree to achieve enlightment with demons send by Mara to confuse bas relief in Royal
Female naked demons send by Mara to confuse Buddha meditating under Bodhi Treee in Bodhgaya bas relief in Royal Female naked demons send by Mara to confuse Buddha meditating under Bodhi Treee in Bodhgaya bas relief in Royal
Buddha teaching gods after ascenting to heaven Trayatrimsa of 33 gods He is sitting on the Indra throne Bas relief in Royal Buddha teaching gods after ascenting to heaven Trayatrimsa of 33 gods He is sitting on the Indra throne Bas relief in Royal
Roof mandala in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Bhutan Roof mandala in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Bhutan
Golden Buddha Statue in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Bhutan Golden Buddha Statue in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Bhutan
Statue of Virudhaka blue green guardian of the south Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Bhutan Statue of Virudhaka blue green guardian of the south Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Bhutan
Virupaksha Guardian of West statue in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Bhutan Virupaksha Guardian of West statue in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Bhutan
Virupaksha Guardian of West statue in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Bhutan Virupaksha Guardian of West statue in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Bhutan
Close up of hand of Virupaksha holding snake Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Bhutan Close up of hand of Virupaksha holding snake Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Bhutan
Statue of Vaisravan Guardian of North in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Bhutan Statue of Vaisravan Guardian of North in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Bhutan
Wheel of Dharma with two deers at Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Wheel of Dharma with two deers at Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Outside decoration of Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India chamba bhutan Outside decoration of Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India chamba bhutan
Snow lions as outside decorations of Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Snow lions as outside decorations of Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Wheel of Dharma and Symbol of Bhutan Dragons decorations of Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Wheel of Dharma and Symbol of Bhutan Dragons decorations of Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Golden buddha statue in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Golden buddha statue in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Roof Mandala decoration of Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Roof Mandala decoration of Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Life of Buddha death or Parinirvana of Buddha bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Life of Buddha death or Parinirvana of Buddha bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Life of Buddha death or Parinirvana of Buddha bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Life of Buddha death or Parinirvana of Buddha bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Life of Buddha birth of Buddha by mother Mahadevi bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Life of Buddha birth of Buddha by mother Mahadevi bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Life of Buddha birth of Buddha by mother Mayadevi bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Life of Buddha birth of Buddha by mother Mayadevi bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Life of Buddha birth of Buddha by mother Mayadevi bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Bhutan Life of Buddha birth of Buddha by mother Mayadevi bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Bhutan
Symbol of Bhutan Dragon decorations of Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Symbol of Bhutan Dragon decorations of Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Monk moaning death Life of Buddha death or Parinirvana of Buddha bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar Ind Monk moaning death Life of Buddha death or Parinirvana of Buddha bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar Ind
Life of Buddha birth of Buddha by mother Mahadevi bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Life of Buddha birth of Buddha by mother Mahadevi bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Life of Buddha bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Life of Buddha bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Buddhist monks praying to the Lord Buddha bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Buddhist monks praying to the Lord Buddha bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Wheel of Dharma and two deers symbol of first Buddha Lord Buddha bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Wheel of Dharma and two deers symbol of first Buddha Lord Buddha bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Life of Buddha first Buddha sermon in Deer Park Sarnath bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Life of Buddha first Buddha sermon in Deer Park Sarnath bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Mandala roof decoration in in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Mandala roof decoration in in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Buddha and four guardian kings of cardinal directions bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Buddha and four guardian kings of cardinal directions bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Buddha meditating in Bodh Gaya under Bodhi tree to achieve enlightment with demons send by Mara to confuse bas relief in Royal Buddha meditating in Bodh Gaya under Bodhi tree to achieve enlightment with demons send by Mara to confuse bas relief in Royal
Bas relief of two old naked male and female person bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Bas relief of two old naked male and female person bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Blue bodhisttva in water pond bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Blue bodhisttva in water pond bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Plough peasant and two oxes bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Plough peasant and two oxes bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Life of Buddha Sujata girl offerng rice to skeleton fasting Buddha bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Life of Buddha Sujata girl offerng rice to skeleton fasting Buddha bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Golden statue of bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara or Chenresig in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Golden statue of bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara or Chenresig in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Roof decoration mandala in Golden statue of bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara or Chenresig in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar Roof decoration mandala in Golden statue of bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara or Chenresig in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar
Buddhist heaven bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Buddhist heaven bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Mayadevi Buddha mother giving birth under tree in Lumbini Nepal bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Mayadevi Buddha mother giving birth under tree in Lumbini Nepal bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Mayadevi Buddha mother bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Mayadevi Buddha mother bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Deer Park or Sarnath bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Deer Park or Sarnath bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Man horse and elephant bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Man horse and elephant bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Bodhisattve bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Bodhisattve bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Shambala soldier with horse bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Shambala soldier with horse bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Girl playing string musical instrument bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Girl playing string musical instrument bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Golden statue of Guru Rinpoche or Padmasambhava in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Golden statue of Guru Rinpoche or Padmasambhava in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Man with horse wall bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Man with horse wall bas relief in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Roof mandala in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Roof mandala in Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India
Indian pilgrims visiting Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India Indian pilgrims visiting Royal Bhutanese Monastery Bodhgaya Bihar India

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Druk Sangag Choling Monastery of Drukpa Kagyu Tradition, Seat of H.H. Gyalwang Drukchen Rinpoche, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India – photo gallery

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Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery headquarter of Drukpa Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism Darjeeling West Bengal India Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery headquarter of Drukpa Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism Darjeeling West Bengal India
Bucket with fire in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery headquarter of Drukpa Kagyu school Darjeeling India Bucket with fire in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery headquarter of Drukpa Kagyu school Darjeeling India
Tiger bas relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery headquarter of Drukpa Kagyu school Darjeeling Ind Tiger bas relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery headquarter of Drukpa Kagyu school Darjeeling Ind
Angry Snow Lion bas relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery headquarter of Drukpa Kagyu school Darjeeling Ind Angry Snow Lion bas relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery headquarter of Drukpa Kagyu school Darjeeling Ind
Yellow and white Snow Lion relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery headquarter of Drukpa Kagyu school Darjeeling Ind Yellow and white Snow Lion relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery headquarter of Drukpa Kagyu school Darjeeling Ind
Garuda bas relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery headquarter of Drukpa Kagyu school Darjeeling Ind Garuda bas relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery headquarter of Drukpa Kagyu school Darjeeling Ind
Dragon bas relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery headquarter of Drukpa Kagyu school Darjeeling Ind Dragon bas relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery headquarter of Drukpa Kagyu school Darjeeling Ind
White crane bas relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery headquarter of Drukpa Kagyu school Darjeeling Ind White crane bas relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery headquarter of Drukpa Kagyu school Darjeeling Ind
Guru Rinpoche bas relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery headquarter of Drukpa Kagyu school Darjeeling Inia Guru Rinpoche bas relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery headquarter of Drukpa Kagyu school Darjeeling Inia
Young buddhist monk looking at camera in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery headquarter of Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India Young buddhist monk looking at camera in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery headquarter of Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India
Yellow Vaisravan Guardian King of North direction mural in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India Yellow Vaisravan Guardian King of North direction mural in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India
Red Virupaksha Guardian King of West direction mural in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India Red Virupaksha Guardian King of West direction mural in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India
Golden Tibetan script bass relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India Golden Tibetan script bass relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India
White Dhritarashtra Guardian King of East direction mural in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu, Darjeeling White Dhritarashtra Guardian King of East direction mural in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu, Darjeeling
Young monk looking down in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India Young monk looking down in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India
Blue Virudhaka Guardian King of South direction mural in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India Blue Virudhaka Guardian King of South direction mural in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India
Blue Virudhaka Guardian King of South direction mural in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India Blue Virudhaka Guardian King of South direction mural in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India
Danda Mahakala guardian with stick mural in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu, Darjeeling India Danda Mahakala guardian with stick mural in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu, Darjeeling India
Close up of golden Tibetan shoe mural in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India Close up of golden Tibetan shoe mural in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India
Yellow Vaisravan Guardian King of North direction mural in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India Yellow Vaisravan Guardian King of North direction mural in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India
Yellow Vaisravan Guardian King of North direction mural in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India Yellow Vaisravan Guardian King of North direction mural in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India
Yellow Vaisravan Guardian King of North direction mural in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India Yellow Vaisravan Guardian King of North direction mural in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India
Avalokiteshvara or Chenrezik bas relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India Avalokiteshvara or Chenrezik bas relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India
Four friends mural painting in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India Four friends mural painting in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India
Man standing behind Gampopa medical clinic in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India Man standing behind Gampopa medical clinic in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India
Sarnath Wheel of Dharma and two deers in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India Sarnath Wheel of Dharma and two deers in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India
Monk apartement building in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India Monk apartement building in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India
Blue Virudhaka Guardian King of South direction mural in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India Blue Virudhaka Guardian King of South direction mural in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India
Yellow Vaisravan Guardian King of North direction mural in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India Yellow Vaisravan Guardian King of North direction mural in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India
Yellow Vaisravan Guardian King of North direction mural in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India Yellow Vaisravan Guardian King of North direction mural in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India
Monks appartement building in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India Monks appartement building in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India
Buddhist monk standing behind Gampopa medical Clinic in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India Buddhist monk standing behind Gampopa medical Clinic in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India
Facade of Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India Facade of Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India
Female bodhisattva holding wish fulfilling gems relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyua Darjeeling India Female bodhisattva holding wish fulfilling gems relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyua Darjeeling India
male bodhistattva holding precious gem bass relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India male bodhistattva holding precious gem bass relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India
Tibetan buddhist Shambala soldier bass relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India Tibetan buddhist Shambala soldier bass relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India
Wind horse bass relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India Wind horse bass relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India
Precious gems with lotos flower bass relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India Precious gems with lotos flower bass relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India
Wheel of Dharma bass relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India Wheel of Dharma bass relief in Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India
Rich carved entrance to the Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India Rich carved entrance to the Druk Thubten Sangag Choeling monastery Drukpa Kagyu Darjeeling India

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H.H., Dalai Lama main seat – Namgyal Monastery, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India – photo gallery and prints for sale

I dedicate this gallery  to branch of  Namgyal Monastery in  Ithaca, NY – the main seat of HH Dalai Lama in United States.

 

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A small tibetan girl playing behind Main Temple of HH Dalai Lama in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India A small tibetan girl playing behind Main Temple of HH Dalai Lama in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Memory of Panchen Lama sign Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Memory of Panchen Lama sign Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Red robes monks in yard of Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Red robes monks in yard of Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Bird of pray flying in Lower Himalaya with forest background Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Bird of pray flying in Lower Himalaya with forest background Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Red robes monks in yard of Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Red robes monks in yard of Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Red robes monks in yard of Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Red robes monks in yard of Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
A lay buddhist lightning butter lamps in yard of Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India A lay buddhist lightning butter lamps in yard of Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
A lay buddhist lightning butter lamps in yard of Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India A lay buddhist lightning butter lamps in yard of Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Butter lamps in yard of Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Butter lamps in yard of Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Three rotating prayer wheels in Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Three rotating prayer wheels in Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Red robes monks in yard of Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Red robes monks in yard of Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
A small Tibetan girl spinning prayer wheel in Dalai Lama temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India A small Tibetan girl spinning prayer wheel in Dalai Lama temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Wheel of Dharma with two deers symbolising first Buddha sermon in Sarnath in Dalailama temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh Indi Wheel of Dharma with two deers symbolising first Buddha sermon in Sarnath in Dalailama temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh Indi
Portrait of Tibetan refugee boy looking at camera Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Portrait of Tibetan refugee boy looking at camera Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Buddhist monks performing fire ceremony in Dalailama temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Buddhist monks performing fire ceremony in Dalailama temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Buddhist monks performing fire ceremony in Dalailama temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Buddhist monks performing fire ceremony in Dalailama temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Buddhist monks performing fire ceremony in Dalailama temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Buddhist monks performing fire ceremony in Dalailama temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Buddhist monks performing fire ceremony in Dalailama temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Buddhist monks performing fire ceremony in Dalailama temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Buddhist monks performing fire ceremony in Dalailama temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Buddhist monks performing fire ceremony in Dalailama temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan Buddhist monks performing fire puja purification ceremony in yard of Dalai Lama main temple Dharamsala India Tibetan Buddhist monks performing fire puja purification ceremony in yard of Dalai Lama main temple Dharamsala India
Red robes monks in yard of Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Red robes monks in yard of Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Red robes monks in yard of Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Red robes monks in yard of Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan Buddhist monks in red robes listening teachings in yard of Dalai Lama main temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan Buddhist monks in red robes listening teachings in yard of Dalai Lama main temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Red robes monks in yard of Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Red robes monks in yard of Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Red robes monks in yard of Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Red robes monks in yard of Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
A young pretty Tibetan child playing in yard of Dalailama temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India A young pretty Tibetan child playing in yard of Dalailama temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Butter lamps in foreground In background two tibetan lamas talkimg Main Temple of Dalailama Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Butter lamps in foreground In background two tibetan lamas talkimg Main Temple of Dalailama Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Main temple of Dalailama Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Main temple of Dalailama Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan elder pilgrims waiting for audience with His Holines Dalai Lama in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan elder pilgrims waiting for audience with His Holines Dalai Lama in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Alone Tibetan monk reading a book in forest background Alone Tibetan monk reading a book in forest background
Alone Tibetan monk reading a book in forest background Alone Tibetan monk reading a book in forest background
Dragon shaped ornament of tibetan buddhist monastery Dragon shaped ornament of tibetan buddhist monastery

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Monk’s debates at H.H. Dalai Lama main seat – Namgyal Monastery, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India – photo gallery and prints for sale

Everyday about Noon courtyard of His Holiness Dalai Lama personal monastery fills up with monks. They are very busy performing traditional Tibetan Buddhist philosophical debates mostly performed in pair: standing monk asks philosophical question with pointing and clapping his hands near other –  sitting monk’s head. Second one, sitting — have to answer immediately without moment of hesitation.

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Monk debating in yard of Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Monk debating in yard of Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Monk debating in yard of Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Monk debating in yard of Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Smiling young buddhist monks during debates in Dalai Lama temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Smiling young buddhist monks during debates in Dalai Lama temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Buddhist monks during debates in Dalailama temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Buddhist monks during debates in Dalailama temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Buddhist monks during debates in Dalailama temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Buddhist monks during debates in Dalailama temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Buddhist monks performing traditional debates in Dalai Lama main temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Buddhist monks performing traditional debates in Dalai Lama main temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Buddhist monks during debates in Dalailama temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Buddhist monks during debates in Dalailama temple Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan monks debates in Main Temple on HH Dalai Lama McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India

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Kora around H.H, Dalai Lama seat Namgyal Monastery, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India – photo gallery and prints for sale

Every day many Tibetans living in Dharamsala performs traditional circumambulation around seat of H.H. Dalai Lama and his Namgyal Monastery. On the Kora way there are many prayer wheels, mani stones and prayer flags. Here is my picture gallery from this beautiful place:

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Mani stone wall in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Mani stone wall in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Snow Lion Bass relief Snow Lion Bass relief
OM MANI PEME HUNG color mantra on mani stones OM MANI PEME HUNG color mantra on mani stones
Colorful mani stones in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Colorful mani stones in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Colorful mani stones in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Colorful mani stones in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Prayer flags and mani stones on Kora route around HH Dalailama residence in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Prayer flags and mani stones on Kora route around HH Dalailama residence in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Picture on mani stone Kora route around HH Dalailama residence in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Picture on mani stone Kora route around HH Dalailama residence in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Prayer wheels and resting holy cow on Kora route around HH Dalailama residence in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Prayer wheels and resting holy cow on Kora route around HH Dalailama residence in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Elder tibetan rotating prayer wheels on the Kora of dalailama residence Elder tibetan rotating prayer wheels on the Kora of dalailama residence
Blue buddhist trident with flames and skull Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Blue buddhist trident with flames and skull Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
An elder Tibetan woman spining prayer wheels near Dalailama residence Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India An elder Tibetan woman spining prayer wheels near Dalailama residence Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Wall of Buddhist prayer flags near Dalai Lama residence Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Wall of Buddhist prayer flags near Dalai Lama residence Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
An elder Tibetan monk spining prayer wheels near Dalailama residence Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India An elder Tibetan monk spining prayer wheels near Dalailama residence Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Blue Buddhist trident with flames and skull with blue sky background Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Blue Buddhist trident with flames and skull with blue sky background Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Stupa with wall of Tibetan Buddhist prayer flags during sunset, Kora route around HH Dalai Lama seat, Dharamsala, India Stupa with wall of Tibetan Buddhist prayer flags during sunset, Kora route around HH Dalai Lama seat, Dharamsala, India
Tibetan woman lay and nun spinning Buddhist prayer wheels during Kora around His Holiness Dalai Lama seat Dharamsala India Tibetan woman lay and nun spinning Buddhist prayer wheels during Kora around His Holiness Dalai Lama seat Dharamsala India
Row of colorful Buddhist prayer flags, mani stone and wheel in Dharamsala, India Row of colorful Buddhist prayer flags, mani stone and wheel in Dharamsala, India
Buddist monk dooing a Kora around Dalailama temple in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Buddist monk dooing a Kora around Dalailama temple in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
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Tibetan women with traditional aprons rotating prayer wheels on Kora route in Dharamsala, India, prayer flags, Buddhism Tibetan women with traditional aprons rotating prayer wheels on Kora route in Dharamsala, India, prayer flags, Buddhism
Tibetan man passing small Buddhist shrine in Dharamsala, India Tibetan man passing small Buddhist shrine in Dharamsala, India
Group of Tibetans walking around Kora route in Dharamsala, India Group of Tibetans walking around Kora route in Dharamsala, India
mani stones in Dalai Lama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India mani stones in Dalai Lama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
mani stones in Dalai Lama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India mani stones in Dalai Lama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Buddha bas relief in Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Buddha bas relief in Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Mani stones in Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Mani stones in Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Big prayer wheel with sleeping dog in Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Big prayer wheel with sleeping dog in Dalailama temple Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
animal scull with mantra on Kora way McLeod Gunj Dharamsala India animal scull with mantra on Kora way McLeod Gunj Dharamsala India
Kalachakra mantra on mani stones in Kora route aroung Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Kalachakra mantra on mani stones in Kora route aroung Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
OM MANI PEME HUNG mantra on mani stones in Kora route aroung Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India OM MANI PEME HUNG mantra on mani stones in Kora route aroung Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
OM MANI PEME HUNG mantra on mani stones in Kora route aroung Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India OM MANI PEME HUNG mantra on mani stones in Kora route aroung Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Prayer wheels on Kora route aroung Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Prayer wheels on Kora route aroung Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Old Tibetan nun rotating prayer wheels on evening Kora route aroung Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Old Tibetan nun rotating prayer wheels on evening Kora route aroung Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Kora route aroung Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Kora route aroung Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Kora route aroung Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Kora route aroung Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Old Tibetan monk near stupa on Kora route aroung Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Old Tibetan monk near stupa on Kora route aroung Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Kora route around Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Kora route around Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Mani stones on Kora route around Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Mani stones on Kora route around Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Pilgrim on Kora route around Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Pilgrim on Kora route around Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan pilgrims on Kora route around Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan pilgrims on Kora route around Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Stupa carvings on Kora route around Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Stupa carvings on Kora route around Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Stupa on Kora route around Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Stupa on Kora route around Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Laying holy cow and Tibetan pilgrims moving prayer wheels on Stupa on Kora route around Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal Laying holy cow and Tibetan pilgrims moving prayer wheels on Stupa on Kora route around Dalai Lama seat in Dharamsala Himachal

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The Korean Monk’s Journey to Zanskar Valley, Ladakh, India – photo gallery

Once a year a Korean Buddhist monk and natural medicine doctor who lives in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh is visiting remote, very poor monasteries and villages in Zanskar Valley providing local people with free medicine, reading glasses and small gifts. Here is photo-story about his visits to Rangdum and Karsha monasteries in Zanskar Valley

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Greetings between Korean and Tibetan buddhist monks in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh India Greetings between Korean and Tibetan buddhist monks in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh India
Greetings between Korean and Tibetan buddhist monks in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh India Greetings between Korean and Tibetan buddhist monks in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh India
Greetings between Korean and Tibetan buddhist monks in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh India Greetings between Korean and Tibetan buddhist monks in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh India
Greetings between Korean and Tibetan buddhist monks in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh India Greetings between Korean and Tibetan buddhist monks in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh India
Manks in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Manks in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Korean monk giving gifts to Tibetan monks Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Korean monk giving gifts to Tibetan monks Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Greetings between Korean and Tibetan buddhist monks in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh India Greetings between Korean and Tibetan buddhist monks in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh India
Greetings between Korean and Tibetan buddhist monks in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh India Greetings between Korean and Tibetan buddhist monks in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh India
Greetings between Korean and Tibetan buddhist monks in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh India Greetings between Korean and Tibetan buddhist monks in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh India
Old standing buddhist monk in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Old standing buddhist monk in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Korean monk and Karsha s abbot Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Korean monk and Karsha s abbot Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Pair of old buddhist monks in Karsha monastery Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Pair of old buddhist monks in Karsha monastery Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Lhadaki buddhist monk with watch Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Lhadaki buddhist monk with watch Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Smiling abbot of Karsha monastery in traditional Lhadaki hat Zanskar Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Smiling abbot of Karsha monastery in traditional Lhadaki hat Zanskar Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Pair of old buddhist monks in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Pair of old buddhist monks in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Pair of old buddhist monks in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Pair of old buddhist monks in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Old smiling buddhist monk in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Old smiling buddhist monk in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Korean monk in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Korean monk in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India
Old sitting monk in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India Old sitting monk in Karsha monastery Zanskar Ladakh Jammu Kashmir India

 

If anybody knows how to contact him please write me an e-email. I’ve been trying to find him since 2005 to give him these pictures.

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Deity Tormas – Tibetan Butter Sculptures from Dip Tse Chokling monastery, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India – photo gallery and prints for sale

Tormas are traditional Tibetan butter and flour sculptures used for rituals and offerings. Often covered by protective layer and coloured can stand for several weeks. Theme of these sculptures often include life of Buddha, Tibetan saints or legends. Here is picture gallery of small Dip Tse Chokling monastery of Gelugpa tradition located in McLeod Gunj, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India – just an hour walk from main seat of His Holiness Dalai Lama.

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Dip Tse Chokling Tibetan buddhist monastery among forest trees Dharamsala India Dip Tse Chokling Tibetan buddhist monastery among forest trees Dharamsala India
A bigh prayer wheel in idyllic Dip Tse Chokling monastery McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India A bigh prayer wheel in idyllic Dip Tse Chokling monastery McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
A row of prayer wheels with flags in idyllic Dip Tse Chokling monastery McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India A row of prayer wheels with flags in idyllic Dip Tse Chokling monastery McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Four Friends mural in idyllic Dip Tse Chokling monastery McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Four Friends mural in idyllic Dip Tse Chokling monastery McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Thangka of Vajrapani dark blue bodhisattva Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India Thangka of Vajrapani dark blue bodhisattva Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India
Death or Parinirvana of Buddha theme on big torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Death or Parinirvana of Buddha theme on big torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Big torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India Big torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India
Death or Parinirvana of Buddha big torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India Death or Parinirvana of Buddha big torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India
Big torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India Big torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India
Buddha meditating under Bodhi tree in Bodhgaya big torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India Buddha meditating under Bodhi tree in Bodhgaya big torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India
Four friends harmony symbol torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India Four friends harmony symbol torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India
Buddhist auspicious signs with shell knot banner and lotos flower torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling Dharamsala India Buddhist auspicious signs with shell knot banner and lotos flower torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling Dharamsala India
Buddhist auspicious sign vase with banner and flower torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India Buddhist auspicious sign vase with banner and flower torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India
Buddhist yogi feeding water bird torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India Buddhist yogi feeding water bird torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India
Buddha death or Parinirvana torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India Buddha death or Parinirvana torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India
Colorful three colour circle Torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India Colorful three colour circle Torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India
Buddha parents torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India Buddha parents torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India
Lotos flower with shell buddhist auspicious sign torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India Lotos flower with shell buddhist auspicious sign torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India
Row of torma butter sculpture with thangkas in background Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India Row of torma butter sculpture with thangkas in background Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India
Pilgrims offerings to Dalailama picture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India Pilgrims offerings to Dalailama picture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India
Big statue of Buddha with Lama Tsongkapa in the foreground Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India Big statue of Buddha with Lama Tsongkapa in the foreground Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India
Big statue of Buddha with Lama Tsongkapa in the foreground Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India Big statue of Buddha with Lama Tsongkapa in the foreground Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India
Statue of Kalachakra Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India Statue of Kalachakra Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India
Big buddhist ritual music instruments trumpets Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India Big buddhist ritual music instruments trumpets Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India
Row of thormas and thangkas Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India Row of thormas and thangkas Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India
Thangka of Guru Rinpoche or Padmasambhava Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India Thangka of Guru Rinpoche or Padmasambhava Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India
Statue of Buddha with Dalailama picture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India Statue of Buddha with Dalailama picture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India
Ornamented entrance knob to monastery Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India Ornamented entrance knob to monastery Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India
Big buddhist ritual music instrument drum Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India Big buddhist ritual music instrument drum Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India
Yogi feeding bird torma buddhist butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Yogi feeding bird torma buddhist butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Buddha mother with torma buddhist butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Buddha mother with torma buddhist butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery McLeod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Sujata girl offerng rice to skeleton fasting Buddha torma buddhist butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India Sujata girl offerng rice to skeleton fasting Buddha torma buddhist butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India
Demon girl send by Mara to avoid Buddha enlightement torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India Demon girl send by Mara to avoid Buddha enlightement torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India
Buddha first sermon in Sarnath torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India Buddha first sermon in Sarnath torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India
Symbol of cooperation and harmony four friends torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India Symbol of cooperation and harmony four friends torma butter sculpture Dip Tse Chokling monastery Dharamsala India
Tibetan buddhist butter sculpture showing 3 friends Tibetan buddhist butter sculpture showing 3 friends
Tibetan buddhist butter sculpture Tibetan buddhist butter sculpture

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