CONTENTS:- 1. Ladakh: A Meeting Ground of Ancient Races. 2. Lotsava Rin-Chen-Bzang-Po's Role for the Development of Buddhism in Ladakh. 3. The Role of King Jamyang Namgyal During Balti War. 4. Propagation of Islam in Ladakh. 5. Pashmina Trade of Ladakh During Maharaja Pratap Singh. 6. Lamayuru Monastery of Ladakh. 7. Some Monasteries in Nubra Valley of Ladakh Himalaya. 8. Three Stone Inscriptions at Alchi-Choskor. 9. Testing Wangdus: A Famous Thanka Painter of Ladakh. 10. Manuscript of Karmapa Monastery. 11. Electric Power Projects in Leh District Ladakh Himalaya. 12. Tourism in Ladakh Himalaya. 13. Col. Rinchen: A Great Warrior of Ladakh. 14. Dalai Lama's Visit to Ladakh. 15. Sindhu Darshan Abhiyan, Leh Ladakh.
Ladakh, once the meeting ground of ancient tribes, became Ladakh Kingdom first time in 10th century A.D. when King Lha-chen-dpal-gyi-gon established his place at shey. Since then upto 1834 it was remain indipendent counrty after it J & K. state.
The present volume attempts to Study the history, culture, Religion and present developmental activities in Ladakh. It also studies the eco-cultural changes and the living standard of the Ladakhis which is taking place due to the various developments in the area.