Dharamshala is surrounded by Outer Himalayan range of mountains, and according to Ancient Ayurvedic Texts, Herbs grown in Himalayas are best to use as Ayurvedic medicines. We make most of our medicines by ourselves with Hanpicked herbs from the local mountains. A very experienced person who has been hand picking herbs from the local mountains from Past 40 years is closely working with Dr. Arun Sharma to meet the requirements of raw herbs. There are many other local people getting employment from the center to pick herbs as per requirement.
Dharamsala is situated in the Northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It lies on a spur of the Dhauladhar range in the Pir Panjal region of the Outer Himalayas; and commands majestic views of the mighty Dhauladhar ranges above, and the Kangra Valley below. Dhauladhar means “white ridge” and this breathtaking, snow-capped range rises out of the Kangra Valley to a height of 5,200 meters (17,000 feet).The Kangra Valley is a wide, fertile plain, crisscrossed by low hills.
People from all over the world flock to Mcleodganj to receive blessings and teachings from His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Western and Indian tourists and scholars come here to see the rebirth of an ancient and fascinating civilization. The high altitude and cool weather contribute physically to the re-creation of the original Tibetan environment. Dharamsala pulsates with the sights and sounds of old Tibet. Though certainly more modern, life is basically Tibetan in character. Shops strung out along the narrow streets of Mcleodganj sell traditional Tibetan arts and handicrafts and the aroma of Tibetan dishes lingers in the air.