Ladakh

The travel.earth had the opportunity to visit the beautiful, mountainous region of Ladakh for the Naropa Festival, 2018 held in September. Read the first-hand experiences of our team member who had a chance to cover not only the festival but also parts of Ladakh.

The Naropa Festival is said to be one of the biggest Buddhist festivals in the world. It was held at the Hemis Monastery near Leh in Ladakh this year from 16-20th September. The festival celebrates the life and teachings of the 11th-century philosopher and teacher Naropa. Set against the backdrop of the...
Ladakh, often called “the land of mountain passes,” is located in the fractious region of northwest Jammu and Kashmir in India. The region is encircled by various mountain ranges and is known for its stunning Himalayan views. It is also famous for its abundance of Tibetan Buddhist monasteries (or...
The Naropa Festival, one of the biggest and most prominent Buddhist festivals in the world, will be held in Ladakh this year. Attracting tourists from India and abroad, it will be celebrated at the Hemis Monastery from 16-20th September 2018. The festival celebrates Naropa, an 11th century Indian Scholar-Saint. Once...