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Kedarnath - Badrinath Landslide

Last week, I had been on a trip to Kedarnath & Badrinath(in the Himalayas). On the way from Kedarnath to Badrinath, I had an encounter with landslide and got...

'Ajanta of the Himalayas', Tabo, to have international learning centre

Sep 03, 2014    

Shimla: Tabo, an ancient seat of Buddhist religion and culture in picturesque Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh in northern India, will now have an international learning centre.Baudh Darshan, which will help preserve the ancient seat of Buddhist studies, will be set up at Tabo with a funding of Rs45 crore by the central government. Founded in 996 AD, Tabo, known for a more than 1,000-year-old cave Buddhist monastery, is located at an altitude of 3,050 metres and 375 km from Shimla. It is also called the 'Ajanta of the Himalayas'.Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, who took up the issue with former...

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