Places you must visit when you are at Bir Billing ?

BIR CHOWGAN TIBETAN COLONY

 

Bir  Tibetan Chowgan Colony is a Tibetan refugee settlement in the Himalayan village of Chowgan on the outskirts of the town of Bir, in northern India. Bir Tibetan Colony was established in the early 1960s.

 

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The colony is home to several monasteries, a Tibetan handicraft center, a village school, a branch of the Tibetan Medical and Astrological Institute, medical clinic, shops, cafés, and colourful guest houses.

 

LANDING POINT 

 

The Landing Point is in the fields at the western edge of the Tibetan Colony in Chowgan.

 

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Landing area

 

Billing Adventures of Himachal Hand Gliders at Bir Landing Ground

 

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Launch Point

Billing is the launch point at 2400 metres (7874 feet) which is 14 km north of Bir, and the landing area is in the fields at the western edge of theTibetan Colony in Chowgan.

 

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DZONGSAR MONASTERY

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                                                                                            Dzongsar Monastery,Chanuntra

Dzongsar Tibetan Monastery incense is made with precious, natural herbal materials from the highlands of Eastern Tibet. Dzongsar monastery runs a school teaching Tibetan traditions, it is noted for its openness to most of the teaching sects of Tibetan Buddhism.

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                                                                                            Dzongsar Monastery,Chanuntra

 

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                                                                                            Dzongsar Monastery,Chanuntra

Dzongsar Institute offers courses and workshops to explore various aspects of Buddhism and other classical Indian wisdom traditions.

SHERABLING MONASTERY

 

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Sherabling Monastery was designed by Kenting Tai Situpa, and is built of modern materials and finished in traditional Tibetan architectural fashion.

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The concept of the design follows the ancient science of geomancy. Sherabling Monastery has 250 monks’ quarters,three shrine halls, six shrine rooms.

Deer Park Institute & Monastery

 

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Deer Park Institute is a centre for study of classical Indian wisdom traditions. Established in March 2006 on the campus of a former Buddhist monastic institute, it is a project under Siddhartha’s Intent Societ

 

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BHUMANG JAMPALIN MONASTERY

 

Chauntra is a small town of Himachal Pradesh and if you pass through this town, you wouldn’t even notice it. However, things have changed drastically in the last decade. The 14th Dalai Lama has visited this town on multiple occasions to inaugurate monasteries and attend Tibetan cultural events.

 

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                                                                         Bhumang Jampaling Monastery, Chauntra

These Tibetan Monasteries have mushroomed in Chauntra and there are monasteries belonging to every Tibetan School of Learning in and around Chauntra. It is fast emerging as a global center of Tibetan Arts and Sciences.

 

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                                                                         Bhumang Jampaling Monastery, Chauntra

 

CHOKLING MONASTERY

Chokling Monastery, known in full as Pema Ewan Chokgyur Gyurme Ling was established in the 1960’s following the exile of Tibetans because of Chinese invasion under the guidance of third Neten Chokling Rinpoche. Today this monastery stands as a fully established complex of stupas, temples and monks quarters along with a three-year retreat centre.

 

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The monastery compound is primarily divided into three parts; a) the entrance b) temple complex, and c) meditation centre. While the entrance is decorated with sculptures, the monastery temple complex stands unaccompanied in solitude as the soulful prayers emanate from the temple. There is a lush green lawn in front of the meditation centre and the entire arrangement of the mountains and the monastery is too beautiful to be real.

 

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BAROT VALLEY

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Barot valley, originally developed in 1920s for Shanan Hydel Project is now a tourist location in Mandi district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.

 

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Barot Valley is a beautiful place for tourist, Barot is famous for Trout fish in Uhl river trekker’s heaven.

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Barot

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