Blog Posts - Gompa



Unique and wonderful 11th century Gompa – Spituk Gompa

The Spituk Gompa was founded in 11th century , the elder brother of Lha Lama Changchub-od. The Gompa was named Spituk (exemplary) by Rinchen Zangpo, a translator came to that place and said that exemplary religious community would rise. Initially the...
by Journal Edge on Nov 23, 2015

At Gurudongmar Lake

Somewhere between my last post on Sikkim and this one, many a thing happened. I lost a shoe in a Kudremukh monsoon trek – not to mention that I almost ‘drowned’ my phone too, found a friend in Cambodia, used a dry pit on the way to...

Himachal Travel Diary - Part 5 (Manali, Jagatsukh & Kasol)

"Let’s find some beautiful place to get lost"The Prayer WheelsI was pretty excited for this day. A few months ago an ad of a telecom service provider started airing on the TV which showed a foreigner travelling through Himachal using public transpo...
by Curries & Stories on Nov 2, 2014

The Sacred Spaces of Devbhoomi

I first came across the term “Devbhoomi” on the day I flew to Chandigarh to begin my Himachal Trip. The airline’s in-flight magazine had an article titled “10 things to do in Devbhoomi”. Now, I detest anything that talks...
by My Favourite Things on May 2, 2014

The Sacred Spaces of Devbhoomi

I first came across the term “Devbhoomi” on the day I flew to Chandigarh to begin my Himachal Trip. The airline’s in-flight magazine had an article titled “10 things to do in Devbhoomi”. Now, I detest anything that talks...
by My Favourite Things on May 2, 2014

Phugtal Monastery

Phugtal Monastery is located in south eastern Zanskar, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir in northern India.it is also known as Phugtal Gompa or Phuktal.its a unique construction by Lama Gengsam Sherap Sempo in 12th century and built in 3800 feet up the cliff...
by YuGWoRLD on Dec 17, 2013

Phugtal Monastery

Phugtal Monastery is located in south eastern Zanskar, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir in northern India.it is also known as Phugtal Gompa or Phuktal.its a unique construction by Lama Gengsam Sherap Sempo in 12th century and built in 3800 feet up the cliff...
by YuGWoRLD on Dec 17, 2013

Phugtal Monastery

Phugtal Monastery is located in south eastern Zanskar, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir in northern India.it is also known as Phugtal Gompa or Phuktal.its a unique construction by Lama Gengsam Sherap Sempo in 12th century and built in 3800 feet up the cliff...
by YuGWoRLD on Dec 17, 2013

Kullu Manali Travel

Kullu Manali is known for its natural gorgeous location, precipitation coated hills, conduit in stream with range of fantastic activities in Manali like paragliding, tubing, precipitation bike riding, skiing, ice snow ploughing, and stream traversing...
by India Travel Blog on Jun 2, 2013

Ki Gompa – Largest Buddhist Monastery in Spiti Valley

On our second day to Kibber, I and my friend along with two female travelers from Australia and a solo male traveler from Spain decided to visit the nearby Ki Monastery by trekking the hill side from Kibber to Ki. The idea was suggested by fellow tra...
by Frameless World on Apr 19, 2013

Kalimpong Hill Station

A thorough bred Army child, I have some fond memories of Kalimpong, the quintessential town that reminds me of Kasauli, a place exactly like it. Kalimpong is perhaps the most widely traveled tourist places by travelers, both domestic as well as regio...
by India Travel To on Jun 25, 2012


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