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List of articles on Himachal Pradesh. Includes detailed descriptions of the various sites, pictures, and hotel reviews.
Tea was introduced to Kangra in 1849 by Dr. Jameson, a botanist from Peshawar, who found the soil and weather conditions in to be apt for tea cultivation.
The tour ended with the opportunity to hold and smell the final products – different grades or qualities of tea. Apparently all of their produce is sent to Calcutta from where it gets distributed around the country; fascinating!
Bir has a sizeable Tibetan population with a fantastic Buddhist temple in the center. We entered its main gate and crossed a small courtyard, which had a half-open handicrafts store to the left.
The Palyul Choekhorling Monastery, home to about 170 monks, was established in 1980 by Venerable Rigo Tulku Rinpoche. This monastery is also known as Nyingmapa Buddhist Monastery.
Palpung means “glorious union of study and practice”. H. E. the 12th Tai Situ Rinpoche fled Tibet to India at the age of six, where he received his formal traditional training under H. H. the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa.
The Nyingma tradition is the oldest of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. The other three being the Kagyu, Sakya and Gelug schools.
Banjara Retreat, located at the edge of a switchback, on the road that heads from Banjar to Jalori Pass, is a pretty property, affording breathtaking views of the valley below it.
Raghupur Fort was built by the Kulu King at an altitude of 3,540 m above sea level. The beautiful fort has a small pond within its premises.