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Himachal Pradesh

Golden-Temple

Himachal Pradesh the land of eternal snow peaks, sits at the foothills of the Himalayas. The state is dominated by mountains and their associated rivers and valleys. In the region around Dharamsala Tibetan Buddhism becomes a major religious influence, being the home of the Dalai Lama and the exiled Tibetan Government.

  1. Tsuglag Khang Buddhist Temple
  2. Trekking in Dharamsala
  3. Norbulingka Institute of Tibetan Art
  4. Markets of Mcleodganj
  5. Mountain resort of Shimla
  6. Bhakra Dam

Study Themes

Colonial history, Buddhism, upland tourism, sustainable rural development, rural industries, water management, dams and reservoirs.