This women's cooperative employs refugees for the hand weaving of Tibetan wool carpets, a process that you're welcome to watch in action.
Must see shopping in Dharamsala
- TTibetan Handicraft Center
- NNorbulingka Shop
The Norbulingka shop sells the centre's expensive but beautiful postcards, home-decor items and craftwork including jewellery, painted boxes and…
- PPick & Speak Mobile Shop
Sells SIM cards.
- GGreen Shop
Down steps beside the Branch Security Office, this cooperative sells appealing handmade, recycled paper products, organic peanut butter, tahini and more.
McLeod's best all-round bookshop.
- BBuddhist Bookshop
This chaotic but well-stocked little box shop has books that are by no means limited to works on Buddhism.
- MMaximus Mall
Dharamsala's shiny new mall contains a typical range of branded fashion outlets, cafes and eateries.
- TTibet Book Store
Fiction and books on culture, history, travel and spiritual themes.
Attractive printed cloth bags, table mats, greeting cards, purses, blouses and dresses, made at a Tibetan women's craft centre, are sold to support this…
- LLha Tibet Fair Trade
Above a pair of similarly worthy cooperative souvenir stands, Lha sells attractive crafts made by Tibetans in India.