Himachal Tourist Guide

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Dalhousie

Dalhousie, Chamba, IndiaDalhousie is a hill station full of colonial charm that holds lingering echoes of the Raj. Spread out over five hills. Named after Lord Dalhousie...

Dharamsala

Dharamsala, Kangra, HimachalDharamsala is bea- utiful & peaceful town, surrounded by forests of pine. Up there is Suburb of Dharamsala called Macleodganj or Little Lhasa...

Chinmaya Tapovan

A tranquil mediatation complex set up by the great exponent of the Gita Swami Chinmayananda. It is 10 km from Dharamshala in Kangra District of Himachal. Its complex includes a 9-m high image of Hanuman, a Ram Temple, Meditation Hall, a health and recreation centre. It also has residence facilities for members of Chinmaya Trust.

Lord Hanuman Statue at Chinmaya Tapowan, DharamsalaChinmaya Tapovan is a modern day ashram situated at the foothills of the majestic Dhauladhar ranges of the Himalayas.  Situated on the banks of Bindu Saras, the ashram was founded by late Swami Chimayananda. The ashram complex has a 9 m high image of Lord Hanuman, a Ram temple, a meditation hall, a school, and a health and recreation center. A nine foot high statue of My great Lord Hanuman stands at the gate, spreading his special message of loyalty and bravery. A mini forest of pine trees, which is a few hundred yards away, is a very good picnic spot with absolutely no noise around. 

Chamundi Mandir, Jwalaji, Kangra Devi and Mcleodganj are the nearby interesting places. 

Pathankot Railway Station is the nearest railway station. Regular bus connects the ashram with Dharamsala and Pathankot.

Chinmaya Tapovan, Dharamsala, KangraThe Chinmaya Mission was started by Balakrishnan Menon, a young journalist who met spiritual masters like Swami Sivananda and from there began a search for meaning. One of the greatest exponents of Vedanta the world has ever known, the Swami has set up several trusts, schools and meditation centres all over India. Chinamaya Tapovan Ashram is named after his guru Swami Tapovan and is also a centre for the Chinmaya Rural Primary Health and Training Centre. The ashram is on the banks of River Bindu Saras and offers an ambience of tranquillity and calm.

Discourse and classes are available should you want to experience the Swami’s teachings and his shrine is also at the Ashram marking his resting place. Short courses on the Gita can be taken and health workers are trained to help rural people living around the ashram.

A bookshop provides books, CDs, music and other things.

Located in the scenic Himalayan mountain ranges, with its cool climes and fresh air, far away from the madness of city life, the ashram provides the environment necessary for meditation, spiritual fulfilment and introspection. People in search for spiritual succour make their way to this ashram from all across the country and the world. The ashram also holds short duration courses on the holy Gita (the sacred book of the Hindus), and trains health workers to look after the health needs of the villagers living in the Kangra valley.

Please come to experience the feeling of peace in the ashram is enough to leave you in a better mood, so if you have the time, let your mind rest, if only for a few moments.

Chamba

chamba, himachal
Chamba valley, the most loveliest in Himachal, is known for its scenic attractions, sparkling streams, beautiful lakes and crowned with high mountains ranges...

Kullu Manali

Kullu Manali, Himachal

 Kullu - Manali, A honeymooners place, is gifted with every thing that one can imagine. Kullu "The end of habitable world" and  Manali "Queen of Hills"...

 

Shimla

Shimla, Himachal, India

 Shimla a tourist destination. A beautiful hill town in the lap of nature, surrounded by pine and deodar forests. At a distance of 45 km, a prettiest place Solan exists"...

 

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