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Nandi Hills, Bangalore

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 a sleeping bull; the statue of Nandi outside Yoganandeeshwara Temple on the top of the hills; and also because of the huge statue of…

Namdroling Monastery Golden Temple Karnataka

Golden Temple ( Namdroling Monastery ) , Coorg

The Namdroling Monastery (the Golden Temple) was established by His Holiness Pema Norbu Rinpoche(1932-2009). His Holiness’ objective of establishing this prestigious monastery was to preserve the prestigious teachings of Gautam Buddha and pervade peace in this beautiful world. The Monastery is located at Bylakuppe, a Tibetan settlement in Karnataka, and is accessible from Mysore and…