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Tenzin Tsundue – Tibetan activist, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India – photo gallery

This gallery is dedicated to Tenzin Tsundue. Tibetan poet and activist. He is wearing red headband as a sign of his pro-Tibetan activism.

You can find more information about Tenzin in Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tenzin_Tsundue

and on the page of Friends of Tibet organization:

http://www.friendsoftibet.org/tenzin/

Examples of his poetry you can find here:

http://www.poemhunter.com/tenzin-tsundue/

Tenzin Tsundue Tibetan poet and political activist shows on the Lhasa map place of prison where he have been held Tenzin Tsundue Tibetan poet and political activist shows on the Lhasa map place of prison where he have been held
End The Occupation of Tibet poster in Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India End The Occupation of Tibet poster in Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Free Tibet Remembering Heroes Freedom Resistance poster in Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Free Tibet Remembering Heroes Freedom Resistance poster in Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Dog sliping near Reduce Recycle Reverse plastic paper glass sign in Tibetan refugees school Dharamsala India Dog sliping near Reduce Recycle Reverse plastic paper glass sign in Tibetan refugees school Dharamsala India
Buddhist nun sitting during Free Tibet event Remembering Heroes Freedom Resistance poster in Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Indi Buddhist nun sitting during Free Tibet event Remembering Heroes Freedom Resistance poster in Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Indi
Tenzin Tsundue Friend of Tibet activist speaking in Dharamsala India Tenzin Tsundue Friend of Tibet activist speaking in Dharamsala India
Tenzin Tsundue Friend of Tibet activist speaking in Dharamsala India Tenzin Tsundue Friend of Tibet activist speaking in Dharamsala India
Boycott Made in China flag created by Tibetan Refugees from Students For a Free Tibet Boycott Made in China flag created by Tibetan Refugees from Students For a Free Tibet
Boycott Made in China flag created by Tibetan Refugees from Students For a Free Tibet Boycott Made in China flag created by Tibetan Refugees from Students For a Free Tibet

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

Bhagsunath village, temple and Shiva Cafe, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India – photo gallery

Bhagsunath is a village located near Dharamsala. It is popular tourist spot with Hindu temple and springs with water pool. Nice waterfall is situated next to this village. Both Hindu tourists and Western backpackers visit and stay here.
Shiva cafe, situated in picturesque location next to big waterfall is popular place for hanging out and sometime psychedelic-trance techno parties are hosted here.

Here is my gallery from 2002 and 2005:

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Bagsunath hindu temple near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Bagsunath hindu temple near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Open air psychedelic trance techno party in Shiva Cafe near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Open air psychedelic trance techno party in Shiva Cafe near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Israeli man meditating at Shiva Cafe Dharamsala India Israeli man meditating at Shiva Cafe Dharamsala India
Trance party in Shiva Cafe near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Trance party in Shiva Cafe near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Shiva saddhu hermit limestone house in Himalaya Shiva saddhu hermit limestone house in Himalaya
Trance party in Shiva Cafe near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Trance party in Shiva Cafe near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Indian man dancing and looking at camera trance party in Shiva Cafe near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Indian man dancing and looking at camera trance party in Shiva Cafe near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Bagsunath water pond in Lord Shiva temple near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Bagsunath water pond in Lord Shiva temple near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Bagsunath water pond in Lord Shiva temple near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Bagsunath water pond in Lord Shiva temple near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Hindu elephant like god Lord Ganesh or Ganesha Bagsunath near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Hindu elephant like god Lord Ganesh or Ganesha Bagsunath near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Bagsunath Lord Shiva temple near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Bagsunath Lord Shiva temple near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Hanging Indian dolls with traditionall red dress Hanging Indian dolls with traditionall red dress
Hanging Indian dolls with traditional red dress Hanging Indian dolls with traditional red dress
Hanging Indian dolls with traditionall red dress Hanging Indian dolls with traditionall red dress
Young man playing flute sitting on rock with running water Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Young man playing flute sitting on rock with running water Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Peace Pacifism symbol with Hebrew script post hippies tourist cafeteria Himalayas visited by Israeli former soldier tourist Peace Pacifism symbol with Hebrew script post hippies tourist cafeteria Himalayas visited by Israeli former soldier tourist
Demon mural painting in post hippies tourist cafee Himalaya India Demon mural painting in post hippies tourist cafee Himalaya India
Sadhu faces painted on stones in post hippies tourist cafe Himalaya India Sadhu faces painted on stones in post hippies tourist cafe Himalaya India
Metal Trishul or Trident simbol of Hindu god Lord Shiva in post hippies tourist cafe Himalaya India Metal Trishul or Trident simbol of Hindu god Lord Shiva in post hippies tourist cafe Himalaya India
Metal Trishul or Trident simbol of Hindu god Lord Shiva in post hippies tourist cafe Himalaya India Metal Trishul or Trident simbol of Hindu god Lord Shiva in post hippies tourist cafe Himalaya India
Holy OM sylable in Indian script painting on rock in post hippies tourist cafe Himalaya India Holy OM sylable in Indian script painting on rock in post hippies tourist cafe Himalaya India
Theravada yellow robe Thai monka walking in mountains Theravada yellow robe Thai monka walking in mountains
Tourist resting in waterfall near Bagsunath Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tourist resting in waterfall near Bagsunath Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Himalayan goat resting on the rock shelf Himachal Pradesh India Himalayan goat resting on the rock shelf Himachal Pradesh India
Himalayan goat resting on the rock shelf Himachal Pradesh India Himalayan goat resting on the rock shelf Himachal Pradesh India
agave after bloom in Himachal Pradesh India agave after bloom in Himachal Pradesh India
Indian truck full of people Himachal Pradesh India Indian truck full of people Himachal Pradesh India
Indian woman with hand destroyed by leprosis Indian woman with hand destroyed by leprosis
Indian seller of Rajasthani paintings art in his shop Rajasthan India Indian seller of Rajasthani paintings art in his shop Rajasthan India
Indian seller of Rajasthani paintings art in his shop Rajasthan India Indian seller of Rajasthani paintings art in his shop Rajasthan India
Water coming down from carved pipe into pool with Indian Hindi script in background Water coming down from carved pipe into pool with Indian Hindi script in background

Anglican church of St. John in the Wilderness in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India – photo gallery

Anglican church of St. John in the Wilderness is located of outskirts of McLeod Gunj – Tibetan part of Dharamsala. Before Tibetan refugees settled here — McLeod Gunj was summer vacation resort for British Raj officials. Next to this church is picturesque cemetery with stone Celtic crosses and typical British tombs. One grave is dedicated to James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin – Lord Elgin Governor-General & Viceroy of India. He died in Himachal Pradesh of a heart attack while crossing a swinging rope and wood bridge.

 

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St John s in the Wilderness Anglican Church Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India St John s in the Wilderness Anglican Church Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
St John s in the Wilderness anglican Church Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India St John s in the Wilderness anglican Church Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Viceroy of British India and Governor General of Canada grave St John s in the Wilderness anglican Church Dharamsala India Viceroy of British India and Governor General of Canada grave St John s in the Wilderness anglican Church Dharamsala India
Viceroy of British India and Governor General of Canada grave St John s in the Wilderness anglican Church Dharamsala India Viceroy of British India and Governor General of Canada grave St John s in the Wilderness anglican Church Dharamsala India
Entrance gate to St John s in the Wilderness anglican Church Dharamsala India Entrance gate to St John s in the Wilderness anglican Church Dharamsala India
Celtic cross stone grave with MY WILL BE DONE sign St John s in the Wilderness anglican Church Dharamsala India Celtic cross stone grave with MY WILL BE DONE sign St John s in the Wilderness anglican Church Dharamsala India
Celtic cross stone grave St John s in the Wilderness anglican Church Dharamsala India Celtic cross stone grave St John s in the Wilderness anglican Church Dharamsala India
Celtic cross stone grave with MY WILL BE DONE sign St John s in the Wilderness anglican Church Dharamsala India Celtic cross stone grave with MY WILL BE DONE sign St John s in the Wilderness anglican Church Dharamsala India
Stone grave with IN MEMORY OF gothic sign St John s in the Wilderness anglican Church Dharamsala India Stone grave with IN MEMORY OF gothic sign St John s in the Wilderness anglican Church Dharamsala India
Cross stone grave with panorama of Dharamsala in background St John s in the Wilderness anglican Church Dharamsala India Cross stone grave with panorama of Dharamsala in background St John s in the Wilderness anglican Church Dharamsala India
Stone graves with panorama of Dharamsala in background St John s in the Wilderness anglican Church Dharamsala India Stone graves with panorama of Dharamsala in background St John s in the Wilderness anglican Church Dharamsala India
Celtic cross metal grave St John s in the Wilderness anglican Church Dharamsala India Celtic cross metal grave St John s in the Wilderness anglican Church Dharamsala India
Celtic cross stone grave St John s in the Wilderness anglican Church Dharamsala India Celtic cross stone grave St John s in the Wilderness anglican Church Dharamsala India

Nyingtob Ling: Tibetan Handicapped Children’s Craft Home in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India – photo gallery

Nyingtob Ling: Tibetan Handicapped Children’s Craft Home is located near Norbulingka Institute near Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India. The aim of this place is to provide vocational training and special education for Tibetan handicapped children. More information about this place you can find on their website: http://nyingtobling.wordpress.com/

 

Here are  pictures I took in 2002:

 

Tibetan handicapped children house near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan handicapped children house near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan handicapped children house near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan handicapped children house near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan handicapped children house near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan handicapped children house near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan handicapped children house near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan handicapped children house near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan handicapped children house near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan handicapped children house near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan handicapped children house near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan handicapped children house near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan handicapped children house near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan handicapped children house near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan handicapped children house near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan handicapped children house near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India

Men-Tsee-Khang – Tibetan Medical and Astro Institute in Dharamsala – photo gallery

Men-Tsee-Khang locate in hilly state of Himachal Pradesh, India – Tibetan Medical and Astro Institute was established in exile to preserve and develop traditional Tibetan medical tradition using herbal and mineral ingredients.
You can contact Men-Tsee-Khang visiting their official website: http://www.men-tsee-khang.org/

Here are pictures I took in 2002:

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Close up of medical thangka at Men Tsee Khang Medical and Astro Institute of Tibetan Medicine Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Close up of medical thangka at Men Tsee Khang Medical and Astro Institute of Tibetan Medicine Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Close up of medical thangka at Men Tsee Khang Medical and Astro Institute of Tibetan Medicine Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Close up of medical thangka at Men Tsee Khang Medical and Astro Institute of Tibetan Medicine Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Medical Thangka at Men Tsee Khang Medical and Astro Institute of Tibetan Medicine Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Medical Thangka at Men Tsee Khang Medical and Astro Institute of Tibetan Medicine Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Entrance to Meen Tsee Khang Tibetan Medicine Institute Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Entrance to Meen Tsee Khang Tibetan Medicine Institute Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Entrance to Men Tsee Khang Tibetan medicine institute in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Entrance to Men Tsee Khang Tibetan medicine institute in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Medical thangka painter in Men Tsee Khang Medical and Astro Institute of Dalai Lama Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Medical thangka painter in Men Tsee Khang Medical and Astro Institute of Dalai Lama Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Medical thangka from Men Tsee Khang Medical and Astro Institute of Tibetan Medicine Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Medical thangka from Men Tsee Khang Medical and Astro Institute of Tibetan Medicine Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Medical thangka from Men Tsee Khang Medical and Astro Institute of Tibetan Medicine Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Medical thangka from Men Tsee Khang Medical and Astro Institute of Tibetan Medicine Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Men Tsee Khang Medical and Astro Institute of Tibetan Medicine Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Men Tsee Khang Medical and Astro Institute of Tibetan Medicine Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Men Tsee Khang Medical and Astro Institute of Tibetan Medicine Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Men Tsee Khang Medical and Astro Institute of Tibetan Medicine Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Men Tsee Khang Medical and Astro Institute of Tibetan Medicine Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Men Tsee Khang Medical and Astro Institute of Tibetan Medicine Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Men Tsee Khang Medical and Astro Institute of Tibetan Medicine Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Men Tsee Khang Medical and Astro Institute of Tibetan Medicine Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Men Tsee Khang Medical and Astro Institute of Tibetan Medicine Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Men Tsee Khang Medical and Astro Institute of Tibetan Medicine Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan medical poster informing about about Tuberculosis infection Tibetan medical poster informing about about Tuberculosis infection
Dr Namgyal from Men Tsee Khang Medical and Astro Institute of Tibetan Medicine Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Dr Namgyal from Men Tsee Khang Medical and Astro Institute of Tibetan Medicine Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Dr Namgyal from Men Tsee Khang Medical and Astro Institute of Tibetan Medicine Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Dr Namgyal from Men Tsee Khang Medical and Astro Institute of Tibetan Medicine Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India

Indian town of lower Dharamsala and surrounding villages, Himachal Pradesh, India – photo gallery

Upper part of Dharamsala called McLeod Gunj is famous due to its Tibetan in exile community. Lower part of this hilly town is mostly settled by Indians. Here is my photo gallery of Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India:

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Chicken shop and Hair dresser in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Chicken shop and Hair dresser in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Mini bus taxi in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Mini bus taxi in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Hindu gods posters with Christian Holy Family Hindu gods posters with Christian Holy Family
Hindu gods posters with Christian Holy Family Hindu gods posters with Christian Holy Family
Indian print house Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Indian print house Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Shiva Fast Food Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Shiva Fast Food Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Hardware street shop Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Hardware street shop Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Gas shop in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Gas shop in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Trident on the top of Shiva Teple during sunset in Himalaya Trident on the top of Shiva Teple during sunset in Himalaya
Front of fancy Indian truck TATA Front of fancy Indian truck TATA
A Road sign near Dharamsala Himahal Pradesh India A Road sign near Dharamsala Himahal Pradesh India
Chicken Palace street chicken seller in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Chicken Palace street chicken seller in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Sign of Globalisation small Indian Shop with Pepsi Cola and Kodak signs in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Sign of Globalisation small Indian Shop with Pepsi Cola and Kodak signs in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Indian fruit and vegetable shop at night Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Indian fruit and vegetable shop at night Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Sign of Globalisation all Indian Samsung Shop with holy cow behind in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Sign of Globalisation all Indian Samsung Shop with holy cow behind in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
A small Indian girl plays with red flare during Divali Hindu festival of lights, Dharamsala, India A small Indian girl plays with red flare during Divali Hindu festival of lights, Dharamsala, India
Sadhu Holy Indian man with white beard and orange robe Sadhu Holy Indian man with white beard and orange robe
Car and wlaking holy cow with open shops in background India Car and wlaking holy cow with open shops in background India
Parveen beauty parlour sign with mess in background Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Parveen beauty parlour sign with mess in background Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Entrance to telephone and internet cafe in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Entrance to telephone and internet cafe in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Entrance to telephone and internet cafe in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Entrance to telephone and internet cafe in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
White Hindu temple near Dal lake in upper Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India White Hindu temple near Dal lake in upper Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Mural paintings in white Hindu temple near Dal lake in upper Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Mural paintings in white Hindu temple near Dal lake in upper Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Lord Shiva Ganesha and Parvati in white Hindu temple near Dal lake in upper Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Lord Shiva Ganesha and Parvati in white Hindu temple near Dal lake in upper Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Close up of white Lord Shiva bull Nandi Dharamsala India Close up of white Lord Shiva bull Nandi Dharamsala India
TV antenna mounted on the tree India TV antenna mounted on the tree India
Thistle plant growing in Ladakh Thistle plant growing in Ladakh
Double language road sign both Hindi and English Blind Curve Ahead India Double language road sign both Hindi and English Blind Curve Ahead India
Hannuman Monkey God temple in Himachal Pradesh India Hannuman Monkey God temple in Himachal Pradesh India
Crow stealing food from dog bowl Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Crow stealing food from dog bowl Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Pair of long haired goats eating shrubs Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Pair of long haired goats eating shrubs Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Portrait of small Indian village girl looking at camera near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Portrait of small Indian village girl looking at camera near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Group of Indian village children looking at camera near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Group of Indian village children looking at camera near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Portrait of small Indian village girl looking at camera near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Portrait of small Indian village girl looking at camera near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Group of Indian village children looking at camera near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Group of Indian village children looking at camera near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Group of Indian village children looking at camera near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Group of Indian village children looking at camera near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Indian village boy looking at camera near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Indian village boy looking at camera near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Portrait of Indian holy cow India Portrait of Indian holy cow India

Tibetan Delek Hospital, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India – photo gallery

Located in Dharamsala in Indian state of Himachal Pradesh – Tibetan Delek Hospital was built in 1971 to support local Tibetan and Indian community. Every year many Tibetan refugees come to exile to Dharamsala. Number of them with serious medical condition including Tuberculosis. There is also Maternity Ward supporting local community. Hospital is highly dependent of volunteer work and donations. If you want more information about this place and to find a way to support it please visit Friends of Delek Hospital website:

http://www.delekhospital.org/

Here is my picture gallery from this place (pics taken in 2002):

Educational Tibetan poster informing how to avoid TCB tuberculosis Educational Tibetan poster informing how to avoid TCB tuberculosis
Doctor inside consultation room in Tibetan Delek hospital in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Doctor inside consultation room in Tibetan Delek hospital in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan Delek hospital in Dharamsala Tibetan Delek hospital in Dharamsala
Tibetan Delek hospital in Dharamsala Tibetan Delek hospital in Dharamsala
Tibetan Delek hospital in Dharamsala Tibetan Delek hospital in Dharamsala
Tibetan Delek hospital in Dharamsala Tibetan Delek hospital in Dharamsala
Tibetan Delek hospital in Dharamsala Tibetan Delek hospital in Dharamsala
Tibetan Delek hospital in Dharamsala Tibetan Delek hospital in Dharamsala
Tibetan Delek hospital in Dharamsala Tibetan Delek hospital in Dharamsala
Tibetan Delek hospital in Dharamsala Tibetan Delek hospital in Dharamsala
Tibetan Delek hospital in Dharamsala Tibetan Delek hospital in Dharamsala
Tibetan Delek hospital in Dharamsala Tibetan Delek hospital in Dharamsala
Tibetan Delek Hospital in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan Delek Hospital in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India

London wedding photographer: Tibetan wedding ceremony and reception in Dharamsala, India

Some ten years ago I spent a month in McLeod Gunj – Dharamsala. It is a very busy town in the Indian Himalayas and it is sometimes called the Tibetan capital in exile. It is the main seat of  H.H. the Dalai Lama and a shelter for a growing number of Tibetan refugees. During my stay there I took pictures of many aspects of daily life of Tibetans in exile. This blog features many photo-stories from Dharamsala — please look for them in earlier posts. Some of my pictures appeared in several exhibitions in Poland and the Czech Republic.

The photos below belong to a yet unpublished collection. I had the great honor to take part in a Tibetan wedding. In the first, more formal part of the ceremony, the bride, the groom, and their parents are greeted by guests in the traditional Tibetan way, by offering white scarves called Khatags and envelopes with gifts. The part which follows is a great reception, with delicious Tibetan food and lots of singing and dancing.

 

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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

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

 

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

Annual Sport Competition in SOS Tibetan Children Village, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India – photo gallery and prints for sale

 Every year Tibetan Children Village located in McLeod Gunj, Upper Dharamsala organize Sport House Competition for TCV children.
All TCV students are divided into four different houses that compete in various sport disciplines.
There are loud support made by elder Tibetans and even Buddhist monks. At the beginning you can see colorful opening ceremony with young Tibetans with traditional dresses.
More information about Tibetan Children Village purpose and activities you can find here:

Here are my pictures from this event I took in 2002.

SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Old handsome tibetan man in Traditional fur cloth Dharamsala India Old handsome tibetan man in Traditional fur cloth Dharamsala India
Old handsome Tibetan man in Traditional fur hat Dharamsala India Old handsome Tibetan man in Traditional fur hat Dharamsala India
Old handsome tibetan man in Traditional fur hat Dharamsala India Old handsome tibetan man in Traditional fur hat Dharamsala India
Head of Tibetan girl with colorful umbrella Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Head of Tibetan girl with colorful umbrella Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan buddhist monk with colorful umbrella Dharamsala Football Championship visitor India Tibetan buddhist monk with colorful umbrella Dharamsala Football Championship visitor India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Audience during school competition in SOS Children Village Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Audience during school competition in SOS Children Village Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Young female winner of school competition in SOS Children Village Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Young female winner of school competition in SOS Children Village Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Young female winner of school competition in SOS Children Village Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Young female winner of school competition in SOS Children Village Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Relay race during school competition in SOS Children Village Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Relay race during school competition in SOS Children Village Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India

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Football competition in Tibetan Children Village, Dharamsala, India – photo gallery

Every year, on the sport ground in Upper Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala  there is an  Football Tournament called Gyalyum Chemo Memorial Gold Cup Each Tibetan settlement from India & Nepal send here their soccer teams. Here are some pictures I took during 2005 competition:

 

Young handsome tibetan boy football player in Tibetan Football Championship in Exile TCV Dharamsala India Young handsome tibetan boy football player in Tibetan Football Championship in Exile TCV Dharamsala India
Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Young buddhist monks watching Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh Indi Young buddhist monks watching Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh Indi
Young buddhist monks watching Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh Indi Young buddhist monks watching Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh Indi
Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match in TCV scholl playground Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Holy cow pass break in Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh Indi Holy cow pass break in Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh Indi
Holy cow pass break in Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh Indi Holy cow pass break in Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh Indi
Holy cow pass break in Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh Indi Holy cow pass break in Tibetan Refugees Football Championship match Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh Indi

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SOS Tibetan Children Village & Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts: cultural show in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India – photo gallery

Students from TIPA (Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts) together with children from TCV (Tibetan Children Village) prepared Tibetan cultural show during annual Upper TCV House Competition. There is traditional Tibetan music instruments, costumes, dance and elements of Tibetan opera – Lhamo.

Here are pictures from this event I took in 2001:

 
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India

SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India – photo gallery

SOS Tibetan Children Village or Upper TCV is the biggest shelter and school for Tibetan children escaping every year from occupied Tibet into India.
It is located near McLeod Gunj hill station in Himachal Pradesh, India and it is home for about 2000 Tibetan Children.
TCV provides also education including Hindi, English, Tibetan classes as well as traditional Tibetan dance and music.
Here is a link to the TCV website: http://www.tcv.org.in/ where you can find more information about TCV activity and options for donations.

In this set of pictures I would like to show daily life of children in Upper TCV in Dharamsala:

SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
TCV teacher helps young Tibetan school girl to wear traditional dress SOS Children Village Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India TCV teacher helps young Tibetan school girl to wear traditional dress SOS Children Village Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Young Tibetan girl in traditional dress looking at camera Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Young Tibetan girl in traditional dress looking at camera Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
TCV teacher helps young Tibetan school girl to wear traditional dress SOS Children Village Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India TCV teacher helps young Tibetan school girl to wear traditional dress SOS Children Village Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Portrait of young Tibetan girl fom Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Portrait of young Tibetan girl fom Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Portrait of young Tibetan girl fom Dharamsala looking at camera Himachal Pradesh India Portrait of young Tibetan girl fom Dharamsala looking at camera Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Tibetan Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Young Tibetan refugee child from SOS Children Village Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Young Tibetan refugee child from SOS Children Village Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Young Tibetan refugee children from SOS Children Village Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Young Tibetan refugee children from SOS Children Village Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
SOS Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India SOS Children Village in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India

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

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

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

Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India – Transit School, photo gallery

Sherab Gatsel Lobling School or Tibetan Transit school is located near Dharamsala in Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Tibetan youth refugees learn here English and Tibetan languages, computer and vocational courses. In 2002 old, bad shape dorms were replaces by modern ones. Here is small picture gallery
from this place:

New dormitory for students in Tibetan Transit School for older refugees near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India New dormitory for students in Tibetan Transit School for older refugees near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Old dormitory for students in Tibetan Transit School for older refugees near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Old dormitory for students in Tibetan Transit School for older refugees near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Morning assembly and prayer in Tibetan Transit School for older refugees near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Morning assembly and prayer in Tibetan Transit School for older refugees near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Morning assembly and prayer in Tibetan Transit School for older refugees near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Morning assembly and prayer in Tibetan Transit School for older refugees near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India

Dharamsala – pictures from various Free Tibet Rock Concerts, Himachal Pradesh, India

Young Tibetan refugees support Tibet cause in many different way. Here are pictures from two different Free Tibet concerts performed at Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts stage in 2002 and 2005:

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JJI Brothers Tibetan rock band concert in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India JJI Brothers Tibetan rock band concert in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
JJI Brothers Tibetan rock band concert in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India JJI Brothers Tibetan rock band concert in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
JJI Brothers Tibetan rock band concert in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India JJI Brothers Tibetan rock band concert in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
JJI Brothers Tibetan rock band concert in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India JJI Brothers Tibetan rock band concert in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
JJI Brothers Tibetan rock band concert in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India JJI Brothers Tibetan rock band concert in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
JJI Brothers Tibetan rock band concert in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India JJI Brothers Tibetan rock band concert in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
JJI Brothers Tibetan rock band concert in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India JJI Brothers Tibetan rock band concert in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
JJI Brothers Tibetan rock band concert in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India JJI Brothers Tibetan rock band concert in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
JJI Brothers Tibetan rock band concert in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India JJI Brothers Tibetan rock band concert in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
JJI Brothers Tibetan rock band concert in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India JJI Brothers Tibetan rock band concert in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan modern singer from Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan modern singer from Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Free Tibet Rock Concert in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Free Tibet Rock Concert in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Free Tibet Rock Concert in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Free Tibet Rock Concert in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Free Tibet Rock Concert in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Free Tibet Rock Concert in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India

Dharamsala / McLeod Gunj – Tibetan Capital in Exile, Himachal Pradesh, India – photo gallery and prints for sale

Dharamsala is hill station located in picturesque Himachal Pradesh. Former British Raj military station and holiday resort that provided chill weather during hot and humid Summer in Delhi. Dharamshala in Hindi means shelter or resthouse for pilgrims. First Dharamsala area became shelter for Indian refugees from Pakistan during Partition in 1947. In 1959 an uprising erupted in Tibet against Chinese occupation. H.H. 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso had to escape to exile in India followed by hundreds of thousands Tibetans. Here in Dharamsala he established his main seat. In 1950 Central Tibetan Administration was created. Today Dharamsala hosts many Tibetan refugee organizations, institutions and monasteries and is very popular tourist spot.

Here is a picture gallery showing daily life in Dharamsala. On my blog under “Dharamsala” category you can find other picture galleries from this place.

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A Western Union Money Transfer Point in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India A Western Union Money Transfer Point in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Main street in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Main street in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
A small Tibetan boy in violet cap looking into camera from below A small Tibetan boy in violet cap looking into camera from below
A Khampa tribe man with his son Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India A Khampa tribe man with his son Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
A Tibetan elder sitting with stick with his small white dog A Tibetan elder sitting with stick with his small white dog
Tibetan Buddhist monk buying meat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan Buddhist monk buying meat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Indian child with Lhada apso dog, India Indian child with Lhada apso dog, India
Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Free Tibet flag Free Tibet flag
Small inexpensive cafe in Dharamsala, India Small inexpensive cafe in Dharamsala, India
Rays of car stop light long exposure by night Rays of car stop light long exposure by night
Dhauladhar snow mountain range near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Dhauladhar snow mountain range near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Dharamsala hill station and capital in exile of Tibetan refugees Himachal Pradesh India Dharamsala hill station and capital in exile of Tibetan refugees Himachal Pradesh India
Old buddhist monk with metal staff and rosary beds walking on the street Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Old buddhist monk with metal staff and rosary beds walking on the street Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Scenic sunset in Himalayan forest India Scenic sunset in Himalayan forest India
Sunset in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Sunset in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Old lamp with Attraction beauty saloon for Ladies and Kids sign India Old lamp with Attraction beauty saloon for Ladies and Kids sign India
Indian girl looking at camera Indian girl looking at camera
Posters advertising yoga massage and cooking courses in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Posters advertising yoga massage and cooking courses in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Classical Indian motor rickshaw Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Classical Indian motor rickshaw Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Old Tibetan man with big buddhist prayer wheel Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Old Tibetan man with big buddhist prayer wheel Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Dhauladhar snow mountain range near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Dhauladhar snow mountain range near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Portrait of smiling Tibetan girl Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Portrait of smiling Tibetan girl Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Road sign of Tibetan cooking course according to traditional Tibet cuisine recommended by Lonely Planet Dharamsala India Road sign of Tibetan cooking course according to traditional Tibet cuisine recommended by Lonely Planet Dharamsala India
Mc Leod Gunj hill station landscape Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Mc Leod Gunj hill station landscape Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Buddhist Book Store Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Buddhist Book Store Mc Leod Gunj Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan woman street seller with bloody sausages Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan woman street seller with bloody sausages Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Small puppie dog sleeping on the steps into Tibetan Carpet factory Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Small puppie dog sleeping on the steps into Tibetan Carpet factory Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Small puppie dog sleeping on the steps into Tibetan Carpet factory Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Small puppie dog sleeping on the steps into Tibetan Carpet factory Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Vegetable market in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Vegetable market in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
A group of young Tibetan children reading book Dharamsala India A group of young Tibetan children reading book Dharamsala India
A group of young Tibetan children reading book Dharamsala India A group of young Tibetan children reading book Dharamsala India
Indian girl in red skirt with metal bowl looking at camera in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Indian girl in red skirt with metal bowl looking at camera in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Modern apartment building in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Modern apartment building in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Dhauladhar snow mountain range near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Dhauladhar snow mountain range near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Portrait of small Tibetan refugee boy looking at camera Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Portrait of small Tibetan refugee boy looking at camera Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Portrait of small Tibetan refugee boy looking at camera Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Portrait of small Tibetan refugee boy looking at camera Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Poster about missing Panchenlama main temple of His Dolines Dalailama Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Poster about missing Panchenlama main temple of His Dolines Dalailama Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Young poor ill dog in India Young poor ill dog in India
Dog Tibetan Lhasa Apso Dog Tibetan Lhasa Apso
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
Hindu sadhu holy man playing with dog and looking at camera Dharamsala India Hindu sadhu holy man playing with dog and looking at camera Dharamsala India
Alone bull with long horns and shadow walking on the road Himachal Pradesh India Alone bull with long horns and shadow walking on the road Himachal Pradesh India
Dhauladhar snow mountain range near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Dhauladhar snow mountain range near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
String of buddhist prayer flags and Dhauladhar snow mountain range near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India String of buddhist prayer flags and Dhauladhar snow mountain range near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Nigh scene of street shop selling buddhist postcards with Indian clerk Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Nigh scene of street shop selling buddhist postcards with Indian clerk Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
A lot of white flowers decorating Tibetan refugee house in Dharamsala India A lot of white flowers decorating Tibetan refugee house in Dharamsala India
Tibetan child playing with lying ladder on stage with blue sky and red background Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan child playing with lying ladder on stage with blue sky and red background Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Group of Tibetan children playing with lying ladder on stage with blue sky background Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Group of Tibetan children playing with lying ladder on stage with blue sky background Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Group of Tibetan children playing with lying ladder on stage with blue sky background Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Group of Tibetan children playing with lying ladder on stage with blue sky background Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan father holding his daughter Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan father holding his daughter Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Sun energy cells are commonly used by Tibetan refugees to save energy and promote environmental care Dharamsala India Sun energy cells are commonly used by Tibetan refugees to save energy and promote environmental care Dharamsala India
Entrance to Tibetan Administration in exile in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Entrance to Tibetan Administration in exile in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Mishaped road in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Mishaped road in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Driver of motor rickshaw in India from inside Driver of motor rickshaw in India from inside
Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Kashag building of Central Tibetan Administration in exile Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Kashag building of Central Tibetan Administration in exile Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Candle and barbed wire Candle and barbed wire
Buddhist stupa behind building of Central Tibetan Administration in Exile Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Buddhist stupa behind building of Central Tibetan Administration in Exile Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Stupa in Gangchen Kyishong at night Central Tibetan Administration in Exile Dharamsala India Stupa in Gangchen Kyishong at night Central Tibetan Administration in Exile Dharamsala India
Main market street in Mc Leod Ganj near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Main market street in Mc Leod Ganj near Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Paintings Free Tibet on shop in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Paintings Free Tibet on shop in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Tibetan Buddhist monk buying raw meat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Tibetan Buddhist monk buying raw meat in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Indian barber in Dharamsala India Indian barber in Dharamsala India
Pair of elder Tibetans stays near row of buddhist prayer wheels in Dharamsala India Pair of elder Tibetans stays near row of buddhist prayer wheels in Dharamsala India
Hill station panorama of Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Hill station panorama of Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
Hill station panorama of Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India Hill station panorama of Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh India
A young Tibetan Boy looking from inside of shop into camera through glass door A young Tibetan Boy looking from inside of shop into camera through glass door
Back of famous Ambassador Indian car Back of famous Ambassador Indian car

Allopathic or Western Medicine in Tibetan Community in-exile

In addition to traditional Tibetan medicine there are lot of allopathic or western medicine clinics.

Sign of Public Health Clinic under department of Health Central Tibetan Administration of H.H. Dalai Lama in Samyling Colony, Majnu Ka Tilla, New Delhi India,

Gampopa Clinic in Darjeeling, West Bengal, India
http://www.tfg.org.au/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogcategory&id=52&Itemid=46

Tibetan Delek Hospital in McLeod Gunj, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India
http://www.delekhospital.org/

Tibetan Delek Hospital is supported by many foreign organizations. Here is sign of Basque Country Cooperation Program (FOCAD)

Dr Yeshi inspecting tuberculosis ward in Tibetan Delek Hospital

Inside Tibetan Delek Hospital

Health promotion poster about cleanliness

Health promotion poster about tuberculosis

Health promotion poster about contraception.

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

Praying Buddhist monk at Ghadong Monastery in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India

Cow passing break during soccer competition in Tibetan Children Village, Dharamsala, India

Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts in Dharamsala, children playing with ladder, Himachal Pradesh, India