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Often called the Little Lhasa at 1770m this is the residence of His Holiness Dalai Lama sences 1960. The Tibetan Government-in-exile has been here for over three decades. The impressive monastery has larger than life images of the Buddha, Padmasambhava and Avaloktwshwara. The large Tibetan community and the presence of traditional architectural designs drawn from Tibet hace enhanced the area. Tibet handicrafts, and garments are available on sale on every Sunday. The Tibetan institute of performing Arts is just a km away and it organises a ten day festival from the second Saturday of April.
DAL LAKE 3 km from Mcleodganj and surrounded by deodar trees, the lake fills mountains bowl on the motor road, this is an enchanting and serene picnic spot.
BHAGSUNATH TEMPLE Close to fresh springs, this ancient temple is 3 km from Mcleodgang. It is a popular picnic spot and the famous slate quarries are close by.
CHINMAYA TAPOVAN: 10 km from Dharamsala on the banks of the rivulet Bindu Saras, is an ashram complex established by the late Swami Chinmayananda, a noted exponent of the Gita. The complex includes a 9m high image of Lord Hanuman, a magnificent Rama Temple, a meditation hall, a school, and a health and recreation centre.
Address: Himachal Paradesh
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