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Prayer Wheel

Fort Road, Leh, India
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Ranked #8 of 43 Attractions in Leh
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The Prayer wheels are every where - every monastery definitely have these - like the temple bells! It is said to be equal to reading the sacred texts if you spin the wheel and pray to the lord- quite a unique experience!

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Bangalore, India
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92 reviews 92 reviews
56 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

As per Buddhist, Spinning a wheel one round is equal to counting of 108 rudraksh mala thread. Great divine experience

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Ghaziabad, India
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153 reviews 153 reviews
135 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

According to Buddhist belief, spinning a prayer wheel is just as effective as reciting the sacred texts aloud. For many Buddhists, the prayer wheel also represents the Wheel of the Law (or Dharma) set in motion by the Buddha. Prayer wheels come in many sizes: they may be small and attached to a stick, and spun around by hand; or... More

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Karnal, India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

when you rotate Prayer wheel , it fills you with inner satisfaction . Watching a PW and noise it creates leaves a soothing effect on you . Particularly when you amidst such a place . Give it a try .

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Suratgarh, India
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

The prayer wheels are situated at place where no one bothers about its existence. It should have been at place better than the present one.

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

All over the place to turn and pray. Buy a replca for your house and use... if you open there is a scroll full of hymns.

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Dehradun, India
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203 reviews 203 reviews
142 attraction reviews
714 helpful votes 714 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

Tibetan prayer wheels (called Mani wheels by the Tibetans) are devices for spreading spiritual blessings and well being. Rolls of thin paper, imprinted with many, many copies of the mantra (prayer) Om Mani Padme Hum, printed in an ancient Indian script or in Tibetan script, are wound around an axle in a protective container, and spun around and around. Typically,... More

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