The famous temple to Devi in north India.
Dec 4, 2009
Eastern Assam Views
Jun 29, 2008
Near Tezpur, Brahmaputra River
Photos of the Iskcon Rathayatra
Oct 6, 2007
Bhimashankar Shivalingam copies
Copies of Photos of the Bhimashankar Shiva Linga
Aug 11, 2007
Views of some of the old and new temples in the hill town of Mandi
Jun 25, 2007
Views of the mountain town of Manali, with both Buddhist and Hindu temples, named after Manu when he had landed his ship here after the global flood as described in the Vedic literature
Jun 24, 2007
Views of the high pass that one traverses when traveling from the north into Manali
Jun 23, 2007
A checkpoint town in the mountains stopping for passports checks and lunch when traveling south from Leh toward Manali
Himachal views south of Sarchu
Sarchu is the overnight stop between Leh and Manali, views along the road south of Sarchu
Tanghlang Pass Road to Sarchu
Here are views of the desert-like road south of Tanghlang Pass as we drive toward Sarchu
Jun 22, 2007
Views of the high altitude road as we drive south from Leh to Tanghlang Pass, marketed by the temple, the second highest motorable pass in the world at over 17,000 feet high.
Going to Tanghlang Pass
Views of the area and road as we drive south of Leh toward Tanghlang Pass, with a brief stop for breakfast
Views around the lovely Likir Gompa west of Leh
Jun 20, 2007
A little vist to one of the older Gompas west of Leh, and the road through nowhere to get there.
A few views of the Indus River as it flows through Ladhak
Jun 19, 2007
Views around the Spituk Gompa just south of Leh with the ladies wearing traditional dress, and the monks of this important Buddhist monastery. The Indus River is in the background.
The Stok monastery with its views from it.
Views around the famous Hemis monastery south of Leh where they have the annual mask dances, and where the manuscript on the life of Issa (Jesus) was supposed to have been found by Roerch and a few others, before it became lost somehow.
A small Gompa on the hill in the middle of an agricultural area.
Views around and inside of the important Thikse Buddhist monastery south of Leh.
Jun 16, 2007
From Kargil to Lamayuru
Driving through the area of Nimmu west of Leh which shows the old stupas of its Buddhist influence
A small hilltop Buddhist monastery west of Leh
People and the dry moonscape area of Rizong as we drive through an area with no civilization between the small towns.
On our way eastward going toward Leh, several hours west of it, we pass through this mountainous area with few habitations but for this small town and the Lamayuru Gompa
Srinagar toward Sonamarg
Jun 15, 2007
Sonamarg to Kargil
Going through the mountains with the small ice glaciers as we drive between Srinagar heading toward Kargil near Sonamarg.
A short stop and view of Sonamarg and it people while we get a small lunch on our way toward Kargil
A stop at Gulmarg, a lovely garden area near the mountains west of Srinagar
Jun 14, 2007
Entering Kashmir Valley
A few views as we begin to enter the Kashmir valley from the south
Jun 9, 2007
Scenes north of Jammu
Some of the scenes and places as we head north from Jammu
A collection of photos of the Deities in the Mayapur Chandradoya Mandir over several days and dressed in various outfits
Feb 19, 2007
A few photos of the famous Vaishno Devi temple
Jul 12, 2005
A few views of the Amarnath cave and the ice lingam in different years, which shows different stages of its development.
Aug 9, 2004
Views of Darjeeling and the nearby Kunchenjunga mountain in the distance at sunrise, with local Buddhist temples
Feb 4, 2003
Views of Gangtok, temples, families, and the local mountains.
Jan 15, 2003
A traditional welcome and fire ritual at a prayer meet, with traditional dances where I gave a talk
Jan 17, 2002
The famous and important Rumtek Buddhist Monastery near Gangtok, Sikhim.
A traditional welcome by village girls, with traditional dances in the customary dresses, plus a fire ritual, dancing on knives, at a large gathering prayer meet where I gave a talk.
Jan 16, 2002
A special place to Lord Parashurama, with rare temples dedicated to him, where he dropped his huge stone axe, as seen in the river, and local people we met.
Jan 15, 2002
A small town where I gave a talk and visited with a local family who cooked lunch.
Views of traditional homes built out of local materials.
Jan 14, 2002
Arunachala Pradesh scenes
Views of the mountainous village of Khonsa where houses are built on stilts because of the hills. Plus, families and groups where I gave some talks.
Jan 9, 2002
Siliguri, West Bengal
Photos of the Iskcon Krishna temple in the industrial town of Siliguri
Jan 7, 2002
A Janajati conference where we gave talks on protecting the values and traditions of local tribes, with traditional dances, and meeting people and seeing the local temples, including the famous temple to Devi.
Dec 18, 2001
New Chingsu area
Get togethers with some of the tribal people after giving some talks
Jan 13, 2001
Views of Kohima, the capital of Nagaland
Jan 10, 2001
Views of Dimapur and a conference I attended, plus remnants of what is called Bhima's palace.
Visiting a tribal village in Nagaland and their exhibiting traditional dances and apparel.
Jan 9, 2001
Photos of tribal dances, temples and the Manipal drummers, and their style of dancing of the Rasa Lila of Lord Krishna.
Jan 8, 2001
Kisama Naga Heritage Village
Visiting a traditional Nagaland tribal village with replicas of the old houses they used to build out of traditional material.
A tribal village and school, and having dinner at a local persons house, while the wife shows how to make textile products on a hand loom, and crossing the river on a pontoon bridge.
Jan 5, 2001