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Prayer Wheel

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Address: Fort Road, Leh, India

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Nice Set of Wheels

These wheels are usually crowded by but hang-in there and you can shoot some interesting photographs.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Jeff C
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Thank Gayatri G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Feel the prayer wheel and then do the prayer this place is situated in the main market and anytime you can visit the same.

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Thank Anuj C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One interesting thing that I found in Ladakh was the Prayer Wheels. Either there will be a big prayer wheel where one would do a clock-wise pratikrama praying for something or there will be several small wheels (like the one shown in the photo) where you would just pass through and touch / rotate the wheels praying for something. Whenever... More 

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Thank Abhi S
New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Prayer Wheel also available in different places in leh-ladakh for holy prayer method of prayer of tibbits.just like prayer wheel also at dharamshala [HP].

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Thank Yoginder Y
Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These wheels are usually crowded by but hang-in there and you can shoot some interesting photographs.

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Thank Jeff C
Northumberland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Just make sure you walk all the way around, spin the wheels and walk in a clockwise direction! Very popular with the locals!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Even though we dont know the significance , but it has supposed auspicious values and the buddhist follow it religiuosly

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

There are prayer wheels everywhere, in all the monasteries. You need to learn the chants written on it, maybe then you will appreciate it better

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

The prayer wheels referred here is not a special visit, as other prayer wheels are everywhere in and around Leh.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

You will see very colourful prayer wheels everywhere in Leh. Even you will see locals carrying and rotating in the hands. They have to be rotated in the clockwise direction. You will find so many prayer wheels of all sizes just outside all the monasteries. We can rotate them even when we walk. God Bless. At hotels and cross roads... More 

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