DAILY PHOTO: Thangka Paintings Around India

Taken at Lamayuru Temple in Ladakh in August of 2016

 

Taken at Diskit Monastery in Nubra Valley in August of 2016

 

Taken at Namdroling Monastery at Bylakuppe in March of 2014

 

Taken at McLeod Ganj in June of 2015

DAILY PHOTO: Monument to Self-Immolators at the Dalai Lama’s Temple

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Taken at the Dalai Lama's  Temple in McLeodganj on   June 22, 2015

Taken at the Dalai Lama’s Temple (Tsug la Khang) in McLeodganj on June 22, 2015

In the Dalai Lama Temple complex, Tsug la Khang, there’s a monument to Tibetan self-immolators that is located right across from The Tibet Museum (which, incidentally, has its own memorial wall inside.)

 

DAILY PHOTO: St. John in the Wilderness

Taken June 23, 2015 in McLeodganj

Taken June 23, 2015 in McLeodganj

This Anglican church dates to 1852 and was built for British troops stationed here back when Dharamsala was a British garrison town. (FYI: Dharamsala retains a large military base to this day and thus is still a military town in a sense, though I doubt there is a significant number of Anglicans among the officers or enlisted troops these days.)

This hand-cut granite structure was said to be one of the few that survived a major earthquake in 1905.  It features a bell that has survived damage and attempted thievery.

DAILY PHOTO: McLeodganj Bull in Traffic

Taken June 22, 2015 in McLeodganj

Taken June 22, 2015 in McLeodganj

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The moment you realize the car seeking to merge is not a car, has horns, and is not afraid to use them.

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The moment before you realize that he’s not the kind of bovine who deviates.

DAILY PHOTO: Woman Spinning Wheels at Kalachakra Temple

Taken on June 23, 2015 in McLeodganj

Taken on June 23, 2015 in McLeodganj