A Monastery in the Making !
The Chiipam Monastery is tucked away off the beaten track on a hilltop in the Himalayas.
A brand new temple complex is coming up at the site. This was in 2005. By now it must be resplendent with red and gold and sending peace, prayers and warmth to the valleys below.
Even at these rarified heights, the flamboyant green notice board in Red, Orange and Green proclaims "NO SMOKING"in three different langauages - English, Hindi and the local script