Spiritual voyage through the Land of the High Passes

| November 8, 2012

As you drive around Ladakh, you see several monasteries or Gompas hanging silently from a cliff or sloping down from a peak. They often look like fortresses with prayer wheels and mani walls built around them. Standing amidst the countless chortens that are scattered around the landscape, I look around and take a deep …

Diskit Monastery

| August 8, 2012

Diskit in Ladakh is famous for its 14th century monastery, believed to be the largest and oldest monastery in Nubra valley.

Nubra Valley

| August 8, 2012

Known for its orchards, scenic vistas, Bactrian camels and monasteries; Nubra Valley is the northernmost part of Jammu and Kashmir.