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Address: Fort Road, Leh, India

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Classic Buddhist Prayer Wheel

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Tony H
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Northumberland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Its pretty beautiful to see lot of prayer wheels all over this place. Very giant ones and neatly arranged small ones. We can rotate them while we walk and yes its a prayer and its good.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

the prayer wheels totally the holy number of 108 have to be rotated in the clockwise direction and is an important element in the buddhist tradition. these are very colourful and the sight looks quite pleasing with so many lined together.

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

beautiful big prayer wheel along with small prayer wheels.i liked to rotate them everytime i used to pass them

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

One should Spun the Wheels in which Mantras are Written to get the blessing of the Lord and They are found in various places in Leh ....in the Public area as well inside the Monasteries .It Look Great to see them Rotating.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Though not a mind boggling place, nevertheless , its a place that one must visit as it is very close to the Airforce strip and the take off of planes being sighted from this place is a great experience

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