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Prayer Wheel

Fort Road, Leh, India
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Buddhist Symbol !!

Prayer wheel is something that you can find in every corner of the region. Idea is to roll them to... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Ghaziabad, India
Fascinating !

The prayer wheels are very typical and found in this region - an impressive technique and... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Fort Road, Leh, India
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Prayer wheel is something that you can find in every corner of the region. Idea is to roll them to make your wishes come true. One must try and pray, you never know!!

Thank ChauhanRuchi
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The prayer wheels are very typical and found in this region - an impressive technique and arrangement of the wheels.

Thank 123MmJj123
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Very impressive! We enjoy rolling the Mani wheel for many time to get merit and pray for all the world

Thank NguyenPrairie
Reviewed 17 November 2016

A prayer wheel is a cylindrical wheel (Tibetan: འཁོར་, Wylie: 'khor) on a spindle made from metal, wood, stone, leather or coarse cotton. Traditionally, the mantra Om Mani Padme Hum is written in Sanskrit on the outside of the wheel. Also sometimes depicted are Dakinis,...More

Thank MuhammadFaizy
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I always loved these praying wheels. It should be all over India, not only to be Leh or manali or such budhist places. Keep praying.

Thank Debasis1409
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Although the Prayer Wheels are all over Leh and rest of Ladakh, the Wheels in the Gompa/Monastery are probably the best place to walk around to rotate, if you find any. We found the Lamayuru gompa's prayer wheels in the very entrance of the gompa,...More

1  Thank Raghuraman C
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This prayer wheel you can find in the most of the places of ladakh, manali and kulu areas. This shows the traditional praying method practice of jammu peoples.

Thank SubishKS
Reviewed 12 October 2016

the place is peaceful and nice .you can feel the serenity of the prayer place the minute you step inside the arena. Long arrays of prayer when with Sanskrit inscriptions on them, dating back to the Chinese civilization give a real ancient feeling. Rolls of...More

Thank kavita_shahabc
Reviewed 11 October 2016

You will this every now & then while travelling to Leh as it is a symbol of Buddhist religion. We saw many boddhist & lamas chanting while moving with this wheel. interesting!

Thank F0xtraveller
Reviewed 19 September 2016

moving the prayer wheels in a clockwise direction is a calming and centring experience - very personal and meditative

Thank Gayatri G
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