Rewalsar, Tso Pema, Lotus Lake, Himachal Pradesh, India

 

Place where Guru Rinpoche (Padmasambhava) meet his consort Mandarava.

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Tso Pema from above

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Tso Pema water are quite polluted and eutrophicated. Fishes have lack of oxygen.

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Mandarava statue in Guru Rinpoche cave

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Mandarava statue face close up

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Big Padmasambhava statue in his cave.

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Two Buddhist nuns preparing prayer flags on big pole near Guru Rinpoche caves.

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Two Buddhist nuns preparing prayer flags on big pole near Guru Rinpoche caves.

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Two Buddhist nuns preparing prayer flags on big pole near Guru Rinpoche caves.

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Big Mani stone with Padmasambhava bass relief

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Monk performing prayers near Padmasambhava statue

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Padmasambhava statue face close up

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Padmasambhava statue: hand holding dorje

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Snow Lion

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Small Mandarava Cave

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Mandarava and Padmasambhava left here their prints in rock

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Guru Rinpoche body print in rock

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Prayer flags on wind

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Nyingmapa monastery at Tso Pema

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Nyingmapa monastery at Tso Pema: Guru Rinpoche mantra – OM AH HUNG BENZA GURU PEME SIDDHI HUNG

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Entrance to Drikung Kagyu monastery

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Drikung Kagyu monastery at Tso Pema

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Drikung Kagyu monastery at Tso Pema

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Drukpa Kagyu (top) and Nyingmapa (bottom) monasteries at Tso Pema

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Fence in shape of dorje

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Guru Rinpoche statue in Drukpa Kagyu monastery

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Chenrezik (Avalokiteshvara) statue in Drukpa Kagyu Monastery

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Drukpa Kagtu Monastery

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Free time: young Buddhist  monk playing cricket

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Baby Rhesus Macaque playing with prayer flags 

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Rhesus Macaque sitting near Tso Pema fence

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Rhesus Macaque Mother milking her baby.

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One Comment

  1. Posted September 8, 2011 at 9:16 pm by EchKe | Permalink

    Awesome pics. A must place to be visited ever. Himachal Pradesh really beautiful.

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