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Address: Fort Road, Leh, India

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Peaceful!

You can find the prayer wheels at many places across Leh town. I had experienced rotating the same. It was a peaceful experience. The wheels I rotated were made of wood and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
AmitRanjanSahu
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

You can find the prayer wheels at many places across Leh town. I had experienced rotating the same. It was a peaceful experience. The wheels I rotated were made of wood and metals. And were carved with the mantra Om Mani Padme Hum. It is suggested to recite the mantra while rotating the wheels.

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Dharmapuri, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

While we rotating these Prayer Wheels we can feel the Peace in our Heart and Mind. Some thing makes our mind and soul Calm.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This place is located at an amazing scenic place. You have to climb up a good no of stairs, to reach the top. There is nothing unique apart from the wheel of dharma,

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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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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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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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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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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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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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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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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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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