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Sunday, November 16, 2008

Tibet House Museum, New Delhi - 22

Tibet House Museum located in the Institutional Area of Lodhi Road. It dishes up as a imagination center on Tibet and its history. The collection of the museum includes those items that Dalai Lama had brought from Tibet, when he escaped from there. One of the major draws of the museum is a collection of Tankhas i.e., painted scrolls exemplifying the life of Buddha, dating back to as early as the 15th Century. 

Other items displayed inside the museum comprise of an dainty collection of Buddha figurines, old currency notes, prayer objects, musical instruments, age-old jewelry, ritual objects, and so on. Museum of Tibet House, settled in New Delhi area, also houses a library that has books on Tibet, its history and cultural heritage. Informative lecture sittings and give-and-takes are also held here on a regular basis. 

There is a shop selling Tibetan clothes, jewelry, medicines, infuriate, peculiar and a range of handicrafts. Some of the collected objects of the Tibet House Museum have been taken from the cloisters in Tibet. However, a number of others have been produced at the various Tibetan closures posited throughout the Indian landmass. For those mattered to knowing more about the past of Tibet, the museum is definitely the place to be.

This house contains ceremonial items from Tibet when the Dalai Lama fled following the Chinese occupation. There are also many Tibetan handicrafts on display.

Entry Fee: Adults Rs. 10/- and Children – Rs. 5/-

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