In a Stupa: Wandering dumbly around a temple with no
understanding of what you're looking at is incredibly boring. A quick
visit to the official website of the Rumtek Dharma Chakra Centre, one of
Sikkim's main religious destinations, will let you expound sagaciously
about the turquoise and coral of the main stupa and explain the meaning
of the butter-and-rice sculptures to your stupa-fied travel companions.
A schedule of special ceremonies, such as the Mahakala mask dances and
Tibetan New Year celebrations, will enable you to sound even...