Daily Archives: June 6, 2010

Dharamsala is a beautiful, relaxed, peaceful mountain town in the foothills of the himalayas. Being the home of the 14th Dalai Lama, it has a huge monastic presence. Most streets have prayer wheels which inhabitants turns as they walk by. Inside each canister are thousands of prayers, and turning a wheel is allegedly equivalent, in a karmic sense, to saying each prayer individually. Tibetan Buddhism is famous for its prayer flags (see below, rear) and […]