This women's cooperative employs refugees for the hand weaving of Tibetan wool carpets, a process that you're welcome to watch in action.
The Norbulingka shop sells the centre's expensive but beautiful postcards, home-decor items and craftwork including jewellery, painted boxes and embroidered clothes. Sales benefit refugee artists.
Inside the Rang Mahal, a former palace, the modest Himachal Emporium sells examples of the locally made fabrics.
Sells SIM cards.
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.
This chaotic but well-stocked little box shop has books that are by no means limited to works on Buddhism.
Dharamsala's shiny new mall contains a typical range of branded fashion outlets, cafes and eateries.
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 Tibetan empowerment NGO whose baby-care centre frees up refuge…