5 Places To Connect With Your Spiritual Side in Dharamshala

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Dharamshala is not only about scenic beauty and cafes, there are abundant number of religious and historical places in and around Dharamshala that would remind you of your spiritual self. These are the top 5 places that may capture your attention for a longer period.

1. Norbulingka Institute

Norbulingka Institute was founded in 1995 for preservation of Tibetan culture. In addition to having amazing restaurants which serve mouth watering food, the institute is a heaven for photographers and people who want to have a little peaceful time. The Seat of Happiness Temple and everything around is so aesthetically beautiful that I spent considerable amount of time capturing images and videos.


Photo of 5 Places To Connect With Your Spiritual Side in Dharamshala by Shilpi Sneha

2. Namgyal Monastery

Another beautiful monastery established for preservation of Tibetan culture. You can sit for hours in the main hall enjoy the peace and silence all around you.

Photo of Namgyal Monastery, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Shilpi Sneha

3. Baijnath Temple

The temple is originally built in 1204 AD and is few kilometers away from the Palampur district.

Photo of Baijnath, Himachal Pradesh, India by Shilpi Sneha
Photo of Baijnath, Himachal Pradesh, India by Shilpi Sneha

4. St. John in Wilderness Church

The Church dedicate to John the Baptist was built in 1852.

5. Kangra Fort

One of the oldest fort in India was almost intact till the earthquake of 1905. The fort has three temples - Jain Temple, Ambika Mata Temple and Laxmi Narayan Temple. All of the temple walls are filled with beautiful carvings.

Photo of Kangra Fort, Old Kangra, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, India by Shilpi Sneha
Photo of Kangra Fort, Old Kangra, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, India by Shilpi Sneha
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