Sikkim Holy Day

Such beautiful moments, the never ending prayer wheels and the soothing “Aum Mani Peme Hum” made it a pure spiritual experience.


12345This is perhaps the most scenic and spiritual places we have ever visited. Buddha Park, in the southern district of India’s North Eastern Sikkim state of Sikkim, brings with it rare calm and peace and leaves one with a feeling of contentment and fulfilment.
We were not sure if the weather would hold but it did and as we drove along the hilly terrain from the state capital Gangtok to Pelling, there it was.
The majestic Lord Buddha stood hundreds of feet tall on top of a hill, surrounded by lush green gardens, hundreds of Tibetan prayer wheels and monasteries.
But as we made our way towards the entrance, a dense cloud cover enveloped the statue, the main attraction, and we wondered whether we could actually see Him in all His glory.
We were lucky because the cloud cover cleared within minutes and we could not only have a long…

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