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Ladakh

Touching the Roof of the World

Fathom | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Fathom

When everyone else is beating the path from Delhi to Agra to see the Taj Mahal, you'll be heading north to Ladakh, near the border of Tibet, for an altogether different side of India. High up here in the Himalayas, life really slows down.

Kids as Teachers

Richard Melnick | Posted 03.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Richard Melnick

Our experience at Lamayuru was a stark contrast to our visits to the other monasteries. It felt like coming home. And without Jackson's nudge to go to Ladakh, I might have fallen prey to my own laziness and missed an amazing chapter in my life.

The Dalai Lama's Selfless Right-Hand Monk

Clarissa Burt | Posted 10.29.2013 | Impact
Clarissa Burt

It's clear that Khen Rinpoche has influenced many people throughout the world. Having lived most of his life as a Buddhist monk, he has dedicated most of his time to prayer, meditation and the good of all mankind.

Lessons From Ladakh: The Economics of Happiness

Ariel Bleth | Posted 07.15.2013 | Travel
Ariel Bleth

I first heard of Ladakh in the early 1990s when anthropologist Helena Norberg-Hodge, on a book tour, spoke of her decade's worth of experiences in this remote region north of the Indian Himalayan range.

Almost Forgotten: The World's Most Dangerous Conflict

Eric Margolis | Posted 11.06.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

Time now for the world to get involved. The solution: let all the borders fade away. Turn Kashmir into an autonomous, demilitarized free trade zone.

Kashmir Could Start a Nuclear War

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

A century ago, the great British geopolitician, Sir Halford Mackinder, called Kashmir one of the world's primary strategic pivots -- the nexus of continents, empires, and civilizations.

China and India: A War of Giants

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

In spite of million man armed forces and nuclear weapons, India feels increasingly threatened by China's rise. The Indians know full well that China expects obedience from its neighbors.

Surviving the Deadly Himalayan Roads

Peter Crawfurd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Peter Crawfurd

However long and tough this trip sounds it was well worth it. The scenery is extremely different from valley to valley and is stunning as well.

Global thrust on environment preservation, various measures for conservation of wildlife

GroundReport.com | GroundReport.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

  Srinagar, October 6 (Vijay Kumar) -  In connection with the celebration of wildlife week long programme spread over all the three regions ...