Nandi Hills near Bangalore.

On a recent trip to Bangalore, we visited Nandi Hills. Situated about 60 kms from Bangalore, the hills are easily accessible by road. Location Nandi Hills were formerly called Ananda Giri or the Hill of Happiness. There are various speculations as to why the hills are called Nandi Hills. Some being, because the hill resembles…

Namdroling Monastery Golden Temple Karnataka

Namdroling Monastery (Golden Temple) , Coorg

Pema Norbu Rinpoche founded The Namdroling Monastery. We also know the Namdroling Monastery by the name Golden Temple. The objective of establishing this monastery was to preserve the teachings of Gautam Buddha. The second one was to make peace in the world. Location The Monastery is located at Bylakuppe. Bylakuppe is a Tibetan settlement in…