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Bhutan is a land-locked country located between India and China. Bhutan is geopolitically in South Asia and is the region’s second least populous nation after the Maldives. Thimpu is its capital and also the largest city, while Phuntsholing is its financial centre. Bhutan had a population of 770,000 people in 2015. There are 1,070 males to every 1,000 females. The literacy rate in Bhutan is 59.5 percent. Bhutanese people primarily consist of the Ngalops and Sharchops, called the Western Bhutanese and Eastern Bhutanese respectively. The Lhotshampa, meaning “southerner Bhutanese”, are a heterogeneous group of mostly Nepalese ancestry. Acc. To records, it has 74.7% Buddhist population, 24.6% Hindu population and remaining percentage are followers of Bon faith, Islam and Christianity. The national language is Bhutanese (Dzongkha), one of 53 languages in the Tibetan language family. The script, here called Chhokey (“Dharma language”), is identical to classical Tibetan. Let’s put light on “15 facts about Bhutan and also the reason why Indian Army is protecting…

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हिमाचल प्रदेश को देवभूमि के नाम से भी जाना जाता है। देवभूमि का अर्थ है देवों की भूमि। यह इसलिए कहा जाता है क्योंकि हिमाचल में बहुत ही विश्वविख्यात मंदिर तथा मठ है जिनका अपना ही एक इतिहास है। तो आइए जानते हैं “हिमाचल प्रदेश के 12 जिलों के प्रसिद्ध मंदिर तथा मठ” के बारे में कुल्लू 1)रघुनाथ मंदिर   यह सुल्तानपुर, कुल्लू जिले में स्थित है यह मंदिर मनु देवता को समर्पित है। Image Source 2) जामलू मंदिर यह मंदिर जामलू देवता को समर्पित है। मंदिर कुल्लू जिले के मलाना गांव में स्थित है ।जामलू देवता जमदिग्न ऋषि को कहा जाता है। 3) बिजली महादेव मंदिर यह मंदिर कुल्लू से 14 किलोमीटर दूर ब्यास नदी के तट के किनारे स्थित है यह मंदिर भगवान शिव को समर्पित है। Image Source 4) हिडिंबा देवी मंदिर इस मंदिर का निर्माण 1553ई. मैं राजा बहादुर सिंह ने करवाया था। जय मंदिर भीम की पत्नी…

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1) The full name of 14th Dalai Lama is Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso. Image source 2) In order to confirm his identity, The Tibetan Monks tested the 2-year-old Tenzin Gyatso by showing him to identify certain articles of clothing that belonged to the 13th Dalai Lama. He passed all the tests, then changed his name, took the throne at age 4 and became a monk at age 6. Image source 3) His Holiness The Dalai Lama hobbies include Meditating, Gardening and also enjoys collecting and repairing watches. Image source 4) The residence of The Dalai Lama, Potala Palace, and Norbulingka are both UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Image source 5) The Dalai Lama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his peaceful moment of non – violence against China for the liberation of Tibet.   Image source 6) The greatest fear of His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama…

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 The district of Lahaul-Spiti in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh consists of the two formerly separate districts of Lahaul and Spiti. The present administrative centre is Keylong in Lahaul. The district was formed in 1960. Kunzum la or the Kunzum Pass (altitude 4,551 m; 14,931 ft) is the entrance pass to the Spiti Valley from Lahaul. It is 21 km from Chandra Tal. This district is connected to Manali through the Rohtang Pass. To the south, Spiti ends 24 km from Tabo, at the Sumdo where the road enters Kinnaur and joins with National Highway No. 22. The language, culture, and populations of Lahaul and Spiti are closely related. Generally the Lahaulis are of Tibetan and Indo-Aryan Hindu descent, while the Spiti Bhot are more similar to the Tibetans, owing to their proximity to Tibet. Most of the Lahaulis follow a combination of Hinduism and Tibetan Buddhism of the Drukpa Kagyu order, while…

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