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Khecheopalri Lake

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#5 of 13 things to do in Pelling

Khecheopalri Lake is a sacred Lake for both Buddhists and Hindus located near Khecheopalri village at 34 kms from Pelling. The lake is an integral part of the much revered valley of "Demazong" and said to have been blessed by Guru Padmasambhava. The Khecheopalri Lake is also part of Buddhist religious pilgrimage circuit involving the Yuksom, the Dubdi Monastery in Yuksom, Pemayangtse Monastery, the Rabdentse ruins, the Sanga Choeling Monastery, and the Tashiding Monastery. An interesting feature of the lake is that leaves are not allowed to float on the lake, which is ensured by the birds which industriously pick them up as soon as they drop into the lake surface.

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Lake or Riverside (High Altitude Lake, Holy Lake or Holy River)

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Mixed feelingsBy Niteshthakur2211 on 05th Jul 2019
4/5

Small Trek to reach small monastery in the way and another at end feeding fishes feel good and stress bruster that lamp and make wish

Good place to visitBy Skmaheshwari on 30th Jun 2019
4/5

It's a holly lake and there is a small temple there where people do prayer. There were lot of fishes and you can feed them which was a good experience for my kid. Since it's a holly lake so don't...

Fish feeding lakeBy vikrant k on 28th Jun 2019
4/5

Holy lake for Buddhists. Have tons of fishes which can be fed. A 7 minutes walk from the parking area.

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