The Off: About Best Himalayan Adventures (TO ABHA) Magazine
Volume 1, Issue 1 | October 2015

Adventures in Bir and Billing

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TO ABHA Magazine | Volume 1, Issue 1 | October 2015
TO ABHA Magazine Covers | Volume 1, Issue 1 | October 2015

On the Front Cover

The front cover consists of five images (Top to Bottom):
(1) October 2012. Bir Village in Kangra.
Midsection (L-R):
(2) October 2012. Front cover of Bir and Billing in Autumn: A Guide for Adventure Travel Activities.
(3) October 2012. Back cover of Bir and Billing in Autumn: A Guide for Adventure Travel Activities.
(4) October 2012. Paragliders are getting ready for taking off in Billing, Himachal Pradesh, India.

On the Back Cover

A graphic representation of mountain terrain

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See and Do

Bir by Air: Update

Bir By Air

Getting around Bir, Billing, and Neighboring Villages

How To Reach

4 Options for Getting Around in Bir

Paragliding in Billing, Indian Himalayas

Download Travel Guide in Pdf (1,230 KB) format… Bird-watching in the sky Paragliding in Bir and Billing gives an exciting option for bird watchers to spot and fly with Himalayan Golden Eagles, Griffon Vultures, and

Palpung Sherabling Monastic Seat

Download Travel Guide in Pdf (1,230 KB) format… Palpung Sherabling Complex is a world of maroon and yellow tints, tones, and shades enhanced with green pines. The golden yellow pagoda-style roofs with the curled eaves

Deer Park Institute, Tea Factory, Shopping

Download Travel Guide in Pdf (1,230 KB) format… Siddhartha’s Intent Society set up Deer Park Institute: A Center for Study of Classical Indian Wisdom Traditions in the campus of Dzongsar Institute, an old Buddhist college,

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Drikung Kagyu Bhumang Jampaling Monastery

Download Travel Guide in Pdf (1,230 KB) format… About 45-minute walk from Chaugan Chowk in Lower Bir, the monastery in Chauntra, Mandi represents the Drikung Kagyu Lineage of Buddhism. The monastery complex houses a gompa,

Palyul Chökhorling Monastery in Bir, Himachal Pradesh

Download Travel Guide in Pdf (1,230 KB) format… Palyul Chökhorling Monastery Palyul Chökhorling Monastery painted in yellow and red colors represents Nyingma School of the Tibetan Buddhism. One of the six main Nyingma monasteries, Palyul

Paragliding

Download Travel Guide in Pdf (1,230 KB) format… Why is Billing one of the best paragliding sites? After the southwest monsoon that drenches the region during June-September, tropical anti-cyclonic conditions continue for a number of

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Bir and Billing in Autumn: A Guide for Adventure Travel Activities

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Covers of Bir and Billing in Autumn: A Guide for Adventure Travel Activities

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(Top) Paragliders enjoy a flight over Bir and Billing in Kangra
(L to R)
The gargoyle (Makara), an aquatic animal, is a mix of elephant, boar, monkey, lion, crocodile…
Sculpture of a flute player from Nima / Rajmahal.
A flower from Kangra (Does anybody know the name?).
Himalayan hamlets from the Ahju Fort ruins. 
Nima/Rajmahal.