Book Talk: The Last Time I Saw Tibet; Mahatirtha Ke Antim Yatri

A first for me on bNomadic, this time through this post I’ll share my views on two books – The Last Time I Saw Tibet and Mahatirtha Ke Antim Yatri – which are, in fact, translation of the same book…

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The relocated abbey of ancient Tibetan Bon Religion at Dolanji

Last weekend, while on way to the peach valley of Rajgarh, I visited the Menri Monastery (1195m), situated at village Dolanji in Solan district of Himachal Pradesh. Located within a comfortable reach of Chandigarh, the region has always been a…

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Book Talk: The Sacred Mountain by John Snelling

As apparent from the title and book-cover itself, “The Sacred Mountain” is a travel manual to the holiest of mountain regions – the Kailash Mansarovar – located in Tibet trans-Himalayas, which is regarded sacred by followers of no less than…

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Brush with The Malling

The following is a page entry from On Road through the trans-Himalayas. To read complete travel memoirs and trip report, please visit here. Chapter 5 of 22 Previous Post                       …

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