Stage 1 - NW Himalaya

FLOWERS FIT FOR A DALAI LAMA  Plant Conservation Project


'Blue Pine' Forest (PINUS WALLICHIANA) in NW Himalaya © Chris Chadwell
  Presentation of Kohli Memorial Gold Medal, on behalf of the Himalayan Plant Association, to MEN TSEE KHANG (H.H. The Dalai Lama's Tibetan Medical & Astrological Institute), Dharamsala, Northern India - in recognition of the significant contribution made by staff, past and present, to the study of Himalayan flora utilised in Tibetan Medicine

Mrs Urvashi Suri, daughter of the late P.N.Kohli, presenting gold medal and framed certificate to
Dr Tsering Norbu, Director of Materia Medica Department © Chris Chadwell

  Mrs Suri receiving gifts and silk scarf from Men Tsee Khang © Chris Chadwell
    *Inspection of Herbal Garden, Materia Medica (Medicinal Plant) Department of H.H. The Dalai Lama's Tibetan Medical & Astrological Institute, Dharamsala

     Nursery area,  Herbal Garden © Chris Chadwell

     Dr Norbu with specimen of Asparagus in Herbal Garden © Chris Chadwell
    *Visits to Materia Medica Department Herbarium to provide accurate scientific identifications of pressed specimens of Himalayan species utilised in Tibetan Medicine

    Pressed specimens in MEN-TSEE-KHANG herbarium © Chris Chadwell