Is Muslim population growth in Ladakh a part of a plan?

A major concern of the Buddhist Ladakhis is the population increase by Muslims in Ladakh, where the latter are in a minority, as part...

TaglangLa Pass at 17582 Feet in Ladakh. “Unbelievable is not it?”

Ladakh literally means ‘Land of High Passes’ with ‘La’ denoting a high pass. And every time you cross one at an altitude greater than...

Photo of the Day: Street Vendor in Leh, Ladakh

This street vendor is one of many - selling vegetables during season in the main market in Leh, Ladakh. One has to wonder -...

Driving from Delhi to Leh, Ladakh

This post has been updated and you may read the new one by clicking here. There are many ways to reach Leh from Delhi, but...

Ladakh: Learning to live to love

Click on image for a larger view For 800 years, the Drukpa lineage has been the most popular Buddhist sect. But now, it’s transcending its...

Tso Moriri in Ladakh: A sacred gift for a living planet

Ladakh’s lakes should figure among the world’s must-see natural wonders. They stun you out of your senses. Tso Moriri is an unending expanse of...

Kunzum Travel List #11: Tso Moriri and Tso Kar – The...

Here’s a tale so incredible you actually want it to be true! Eons ago, they say, a devil drank up all of the overflowing Tso...

Young Lamas at Karsha Monastery, Zanskar, Ladakh

Boys will be boys, even when they are being groomed to be Buddhist Lamas. When I started taking pictures of some young Lamas at...

Kunzum Route K12: Driving in Ladakh – Updated Guide

Are you planning to visit Ladakh and drive to its various attractions? Here is a guide based on my personal journeys in Ladakh. Enjoy...

Ladakh: They still make schools like these…

Click on any images for a larger view Imagine a school where you’re taught how to succeed in the modern world but never at the...