White Heaven Holidays offer Himachal Buddhist tour packages for our Buddhist devotees from India and every part of the world.
Himachal Pradesh is famous destination for Buddhist culture. Dharamshala is better known as the home in exile of the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan Buddhist religious head. The Dharamshala region, that became the home of the Tibetan government in exiles since 1960, has become a prolific Buddhist centre.
Buddhism in the Himachal Pradesh has been a long recorded practice in the region. The spread of Buddhism in the region has occurred intermediately throughout its history. The Dalai Lama found Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh as an ideal place to establish his “capital in exile” at McLeod Ganj in Dharamshala, and is called as Little Lhasa.
Himachal Pradesh is well known for its oldest and famous Buddhist monasteries and mostly situated in the Spiti valley, Lahaul, Kinnaur valley and in the Kangra valley. Some of the well known monasteries are:
Gandhola Monastery, Guru Ghantal Monastery, Kardang Monastery), Shashur Monastery, Tayul Monastery and Gemur Monastery in the Lahaul Valley.
Dhankar Monastery, Kaza Monastery, Kee Monastery, Tangyud Monastery, Kungri Monastery, Kardang Monastery and Kibber Monastery in the Spiti Valley.
Nako Monastery situated in the Nako village of Kinnaur district.
Bir Monastery in the Kangra valley of Himachal Pradesh.
Some of useful tibetan words and translation in english:
Tasgu dekej – (hello,good luck)
Thukje-chey – (Thank you)
Thukhe-sik a – (please)
Gong-thag – (sorry)
Ssoo-den – (Good – bye)
Jaa – (Go)
See below our Buddhist pilgrimage and Buddhist culture tour packages of Himachal Pradesh: