Day first visit shall be KANGRA ART MUSEUM which reflects the arts, crafts, history and culture of the people of the Kangra valley. It also mirrors the history of the place. You will come across this museum near the famous Kotwali Bazaar in Kangra. The museum has a wonderful collection of miniature paintings from the Kangra School, which dates back to the 17th century, besides a wide variety of sculptures, pottery and anthropological artifacts. You will also come across many artifacts from the 5th century, which are preserved in good condition.
Days second visit shall be Norbulingka institute of tibetan arts, Norbulingka is dedicated to handing down tradition and restoring standards by providing training, education and employment for Tibetans. It supports an environment in which Tibetan community and family values can flourish. It reconciles the traditional creatively and respectfully with the modern, and seeks to create an international awareness of Tibetan values and their expression in art and literature.
Next on the charts is visit to NAAM ART Gallery. The exhibition in 'NAAM ART GALLERY' exhibits paintings by Elsbeth Buschmann - watercolours and acrylics - and oil paintings by Alfred W. Hallett.
Next visit shall be KARMAPA MONASTERY. The Karmapa (officially His Holiness the Gyalwa Karmapa) is the head of the Karma Kagyu , the largest sub-school of the Kagyupa (Tibetan Bka' brgyud), itself one of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism.The historical seat of the Karmapas is Tsurphu Monastery in the Tolung valley of Tibet. His Holiness' principal seat in exile is the Dharma Chakra Centre at Rumtek Monastery in Sikkim, India. His regional monastic seats are Karma Triyana Dharmachakra in New York, Dhagpo Kagyu Ling in France and Tashi Choling in Bhutan.
From buddhism we take you to the hindu shakti temple of CHAMUNDA. Chamunda Devi Temple is a renowned holy shrine of the Hindus. This ancient temple dates back to the 16th century. The temple is dedicated to Chamunda Devi, who is a form of Durga / Shakti. Chamunda Devi Mandir is believed to be the abode of 'Shiva and Shakti'. Due to this reason, it is also known as 'Chamunda Nandikeshwar Dham'. Chamunda Devi is considered as the wrathful form of Durga, but at the same time, the Goddess is kind to her true devotees. The term 'Chamunda' has been derived from two words, 'Chanda' and 'Munda'. As per the mythological legends, Durga made a goddess with her power, to slay the demons, Chanda and Munda. With her immense power, the Goddess killed the demons.