Zilmon Keyling Prayer Post

A now-dead cedar at a welcoming Tibetan monastery in McLeod Ganj serves as a post for colorful prayer flags

Prayer Flag Hub Cedar

Prayer flags on display above the Tibetan refugee colony of McLeod Ganj center on one tall cedar tree on a hilltop

Panchen Lama Populus

At the Tibetan Buddhist Temple at McLeod Ganj, this poplar tree has a yellow prayer ribbon tied on it every Friday since April 1997, to pray for the release of the Panchen Lama, born in 1989 and lost track of in China in 1995

McLeod Bus Stand Cedar

With a cement building growing around it, this deodar tree is the only tree alive at the bus stand in McLeod Ganj, the Himalayan Tibetan Refugee colony.

Watershed Cedar

Above the Himachal State Library, on the Mall in Shimla, this cedar growns on the ridge dividing the Indus and Ganga drainages

Viceregal Spruce

A Himalayan spruce tree growing in the gardens of the Viceregal Lodge, formerly the summer centre of British rule in India