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A Documentary on the Brokpas: Semi Nomadic Yak Hunters Of Arunachal Pradesh

via Vimeo: Shot over a period of one year from support from the UNESCO-MacArthur Foundation, the above incredible film portrays the story of the Brokras, who are semi-nomadic yak hunters living in the remote mountains of western Arunachal Pradesh. They are perhaps are one of the most fascinating tribes of the region who spend few months every … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day ~ To The Himalayas Of The East
Arunachal Pradesh / Assam / Landscape / Nameri National Park / Tawang

Photo Of The Day ~ To The Himalayas Of The East

There is always a lot of excitement when travelling from Assam to Arunachal Pradesh. The first view of the not-so-distant Himalayan mountains just about ignite the mysterious inside, while the vast greens of the plains provide for an easy going mind. Related Posts: Photo Of The Day ~ Somewhere Where The Himalayas Begin Photo Of … Continue reading

5 Popular Festivals of North-East India
Arunachal Pradesh / Assam / Brahmaputra / Culture / Everything else / Guwahati / Manipur / Meghalaya / Nagaland / Shillong / Tawang

5 Popular Festivals of North-East India

North-East India is rich with tribes (more than 200 of them) and celebrations. It can be well worth your time during your next vacation to travel to this region and take part in some of the celebrations. Festivals are important economic engines for many of these areas, and some organizers have even taken to promoting … Continue reading

Tawang – Travel, Adventure, Lakes & Buddhist Spirituality
Everything else / Tawang

Tawang – Travel, Adventure, Lakes & Buddhist Spirituality

Perched at a soaring height of around 10,000 ft above sea level, Tawang is a mountainous tract in the North-west extremity of Arunachal Pradesh. This earthly paradise is a hidden treasure filled with Buddhist chants & benign monks. Feed you souls to the heavenly views, immerse yourself in the serenity & marvel at the pleasant … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day – Free Spirits
Landscape / Tawang / Wildlife

Photo Of The Day – Free Spirits

Photographed somewhere near the Buddhist town of Tawang in the high Himalayas, the horses seemed perfectly at ease, like spirits out on a gentle stroll, and as secretive as Himalayan mist. Related Posts :- Photo Of Day – Prayers And Flags (greenerpasturesind.wordpress.com) Tawang Tour – A spiritual journey through Buddhist Tawang (thegreenerpastures.com) Continue reading

North-East India Folklore ~ An AkaTribe Tale On How The World Was Formed
Aka Tribe / Folklore / Tawang

North-East India Folklore ~ An AkaTribe Tale On How The World Was Formed

The Aka Tribe, also known as the Hruso Tribe, live in the Kameng area of the state of Arunachal Pradesh. They are mainly animists, but have been influenced by both Buddhism and Hinduism. They are fascinating in their superstitious beliefs and magical practices.  Here is a tale from their culture that describes how the world was formed – At the … Continue reading