The fim depicts one day in the life of Stanzin Dolkar, a young woman in a remote village in the Indian Himalayas, who is one of the astroguides running the first Astro-tourism program in the region. Film by Boris Wilmart, bakafilms.
Category Archives: Astronomy for Himalayan Livelihood Creation
Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE) is an organization based in Ladakh, India providing clean energy and education access to remote off-grid communities in Himalayas. Electricity has acted as a powerful tool to stimulate economic empowerment and create new streams of revenue generation for this region. With a vision to leverage astronomy as a key development intervention […]
Introducing Astro Homestays The high altitude and dry climate of Ladakh result in wonderful night skies where you can identify numerous stellar objects. This makes it a region perfect for astronomy. The project identified this clear night sky as a resource available to the locals that has a huge potential for creating opportunities for livelihood. […]
His Holiness Drikung Kyabgön Chetsang visited OAD project Astronomy for Himalayan Livelihood Creation led by Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE). The project has established Astro Homestays in the villages in the mountains. The villagers, who have been trained in astronomy, showed His Holiness, Saturn and Jupiter through the recently installed 10 inch Dobsonian Telescope. He […]