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Library of Tibetan Works and Archives

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Address: Dharamsala 176215, India
Phone Number: 91-1892-22467
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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must visit for art lovers

this is a really nice place if you want to know more about tibetan and buddhist culture. the only problem is you have to walk a bit to reach here.taxis are not easy to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 25, 2015
krishnajha
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Bhagalpur, India
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Bhagalpur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

this is a really nice place if you want to know more about tibetan and buddhist culture. the only problem is you have to walk a bit to reach here.taxis are not easy to get. There were many books about the history of buddhism . The view was beautiful. It sure was a enriching experience

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Pune, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Nice work and art, i did some funny activities when i was there with my friends.. It a very quite place and nearby there is lovely park

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NEW DELHI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This Tibetan library contains a museum containing some notable artefacts, like a three-dimensional carved wooden mandala of Avalokiteshvara and items that date back to the twelfth century. Good place to visit if such places interest you!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

this place is a goldmine for people who want to explore more about tibetan culture and their history. It is a bit of a walk to get here as it is located midway of dmshala and mcleodanj the collection at the library is very extensive, a must visit for any art lover

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Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

if you go there for a lesson , you will learn! the place is a nice walk from mc leod ganj. or you can take a taxi for few rupies. interesting place , don't miss it!

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kolkata
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

this place reflects the part, work, archives of tibet. basically dharamsala is a place of dalailama. and tis place reflects dalailama's and tibets works.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

this is a place full of knowledge. you cont go around and finish viewing around in just one day. learning the language felling the spirituality wondering the art and lot more to go...place to know all and even more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Great collection of photographs of buildings and architectural features in Tibet and the Himalayan region

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McLeod Ganj, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The Library of Tibetan works and Archives is a beautiful building complex, nestled amonst the Tibetan Government in Exile buildings in the area called Gankyi, halfway between lower Dharamshala and McLeod Ganj. There you can study Tibetan language, Buddhist Philosophy or Hindi language with incredible teachers for very low prices. The main building also houses an extensive library and a... More 

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Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

If you are visiting Dharamshala and interested in Buddhism, I would highly recommend taking/joining the classes on Buddhist philosophy at the Library!

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