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Assessment for Conservation of Mural Paintings (2010-11)
Painting conservator Udaya Hewawasam

An assessment of two historical sites in Ladakh, namely Lotsava caves at SpitukPharka and Guru Rinpoche cave inside Takthok monastery were done voluntarily for Himalayan Cultural Heritage Foundation by well know painting conservator Udaya Hewawasam during his visit to Ladakh in 2010. Meanwhile a proposal for conservation of the mural paintings was prepared for both sites. This proposal for conservation of mural paintings is mainly discusses to enhance

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World Heritage Day 2010
World Heritage Day 2010

On the World Heritage Day, April 18, Assistant Director Tourism Leh Sh Nissar Hussian inaugurated a weekly talk on cultural heritage of Himalayas in the historical building of Lonpo House near Leh Palace. The program was initiated by Himalayan Cultural Heritage Foundation (HCHF). Speaking on the occasion, Shri Nissar Hussain stressed on the importance of organizing cultural guide training to produce professional guides as he felt that it is the guides

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