A visit to Himachal’s beauty – Dharamshala
Himachal, located in the lap of Dhauladhar’s wing, is the most beautiful and sacred place. There are 12 districts in Himachal Pradesh. Each district defines their story in their own beauty. Small and beautiful cities located in Himachal make it HEAVEN ON EARTH. Dharamshala is also one of the beautiful cities located in North India. It is also the capital of Himachal Pradesh for a period of 6 months in winter. Dharamshala is the art of God.
How do you reach Dharamshala?
By Air: – Gaggla Nearest Airport (13 km from Dharamsala). Daily flights from Delhi – Air Deccan Airlines and Jagson Airlines
By train: – Nearest Railway Station Pathankot. An overnight train trip from Delhi-Pathankot. 3 hours by bus / taxi to Dharamsala.
By Bus: -HTC bus that connects Delhi-Dharamsala. This is a 13 hour trip. Buses are also available from Manali, Dehradun and other parts of North India.
Dharamshala is a combination of two Dharam + Shala words meaning spiritual dwellings. According to Indian culture, Dharamshala means a vacation home for spiritual piligrims. Dharamshala is divided into two parts
• Upper Himachal (Tibetan exile area)
• Lower Himachal (Himachali area and commercial center)
In ancient times Dharamshala was ruled by the Katoch Dynasty royal family of Kangra. The Dharamshalas are basically called the Gaddi but they lost their presence when the British and Gorkha arive were in Dharamshala in 1950. The presence of the Dalai Lama and Tibet has made the Dharamshala a place where nature is not only all that is visible to the eye but also includes an inner image of the soul .
Dharamshala tradition and culture
Dharamshala is basically enriched with two cultures. One side where the culture of Himachali spread the Himachal faction among …Read More