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Khecheopalri Lake

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#5 of 14 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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more of a spiritual visitBy poornimashenoy on 25th Apr 2021
4/5

the lake is quite placid . people visit it to offer prayers and feed the fish . onei s not allowed to touch the water which was personally disappointing .

CalmBy JijiJ116 on 02th Mar 2021
5/5

Khecheopalri Lake is situated amidst Khechoedpaldri hill, which is also considered a sacred hill, this lake is also a Buddhist religious pilgrimage. The 20 minutes walk up to the late is between the...

Mystical By Ronin2explore on 08th Jan 2021
5/5

It's a great place, mystical place and peaceful place .. stress free place .. good for kids too ..must go

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