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Ladakh Profile / Jina, Prem Singh (Dr.)
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Ladakh Profile
Jina, Prem Singh (Dr.)
 
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  Book ID : 29218
  ISBN-10 : 81-7835-437-3 / 8178354373
  ISBN-13 : 978-81-7835-437-8 / 9788178354378
  Place of Publication : Delhi
  Year of Publication : 2005
  Edition : (First Edition)
  Language : English
  364p., Figs., Tables, Bib., Index, 23 cm.
   
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CONTENTS:-

I. HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY:
1. Rock-Carvings in Ladakh.
2. King Drag pa Bum de (Tib. brags pa 'abum Ide) of Ladakh and His Contribution towards Buddhism.
3. King Drags pa bum (Tib. grags pa 'abum) and His Contribution towards Buddhism in Shyam Region of Ladakh Himalaya.
4. King Bagan (Tib. ba rgan) of Ladakh, the Founder of Namgyal Dynasty.
5. Tashi Namgyal (Tib. bkra shis rnam rgyal): A Crafty King of Ladakh.
6. King Tsewang Namgyal (Tib. Tse dbang rnam rgyal): An Able Administrator of Ladakh.

II. MUMMIES AND ROYAL FAMILIES OF LADAKH:
7. Royal Families at Stok Palace of Ladakh.
8. Mummies in Ladakh and Spiti of Himachal Pradesh.

III. EXPLORERS TO LADAKH:
9. Jesuit Missionaries Appearance in Ladakh during the First Half of Eighteenth Century A.D.
10. James Baillic Fraser's Study Tour in Ladakh during 1814-15.
11. Moorcroft Journey to Ladakh during 1820.
12. Travel Diary of Captain Knight in Ladakh.
13. Ladakh: A Robert Shaw's Visit to High Territory of Trans-Himalaya during 1867-68.
14. H.W. Bellew's Journey to Ladakh in 1873-74.
15. Sir Francis Younghusband Journey to Ladakh, the Frontier Part of India.
16. Captain Hamilton Bower Experiences in Ladakh.
17. K.F. Knight Journey to Ladakh and its Neighbouring Countries.
18. A Reeve Heber and Kathleen M. Heber in Ladakh.
19. Seven Hedin and Ladakh.
20. Journey to Ladakh by Ganpat in the Beginning of Twentieth Century.

IV. MONASTERIES OF LADAKH:
21. Phyang Monastery: A Drigung Order of Ladakh.
22. Historical Background of Lamayuru Monastery of Ladakh.
23. Lingshed (Tib. ling shed) Monastery of Ladakh.

V. DEFENCE AND WAR:
24. Yarkand Troops of Sultan Said Invasion on Ladakh in 1531 A.D.
25. First Indo-Pak War on the Land of Ladakh.

VI. POLITICS:
26. Ladakh and its Boundary Demarcation Dispute.
27. A Clash of Civilisations for 14th Lok Sabha Election-2004 in Ladakh.

VII. PERSONALITIES:
28. Life and Works of Yen Kushok Bakula.
29. Some Ladakhi Personalities.

VIII. ENVIRONMENT:
30. Tso Moriri (Tib. mtso mo ri ri) is the Lake for Birds Attraction.
31. Eco-friendly Relation in Hemis High Altitude National Park.

IX. TRADE AND INDUSTRIES:
32. Pashm Trade: Past and Present in Ladakh.
33. The Role of Seabuckthorn in the Development of Cold-Arid Zone of Ladakh.

X. ART AND CRAFT:
34. Danger to Pottery Works in Ladakh Himalaya.

XI. FAIR AND FESTIVAL:
35. Colourful 3-day Sindhu Darshan-2004 Festival in Ladakh.
36. Hemis Festival and Naropa Ceremony in Ladakh.
37. World Music Festival: A Danger to Ladakhi Culture.

XII. MOUNTAINEERING:
38. Some Ladakhi Mountaineers.

XIII. TERRORISM:
39. Militant Violence in Zangskar of Ladakh Himalaya.

XIV. Political DEVELOPMENT:
40. Discrimination against Zangskar's in Ladakh Region.

XV. LADAKH KINGS:
41. King Lodos Chog dan (Tib. blo-gros mchog Idan): A Ruler Who Ordered to Preserve Buddhist Culture and Religion in Ladakh.
42. King Jamyang Namgyal (Tib. 'ajam dbyangs rnam rgyal): The Founder of Shia Sect of Islam in Ladakh.

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Ladakh: A Trans-Himalaya region of J&K State is rugged and mountainous but represents a unique eco-system and harbours diverse, beautiful and rich culture. The region remain isolated for centuries, thus been preserved the typical geography, art, architecture, lifestyle and tradition. 1974, Ladakh was opened for foreigners. Tourism and related activities have been increased accordingly. State and Central Governments also started to implement various plans and projects. Jobs, created, Ladakhis got employment. Their living standard increase and changed the mindset. The need to write this book to explain the above facts and put together the experience of famous western explorers who visited Ladakh. Aparat from this, recent political scene and mountaineering activities of this region also been discussed. A detailed discussion on all aspects of Ladakh is beyond the scope of this book, however, it will help tourists and research scholars to know Ladakh better.
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