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Rewalsar is located in Mandi District of Himachal Pradesh appx. 1 hour drive form Mandi city.

The spot is sacred for Hindus, Buddhists and Sikhs. It was from here that the great Indian teacher and `Tantric` Padmasabhava left for Tibet. Known to the Tibetans as Guru Rimpoche, the Precious Master, it was under Padmasambahava`s influence that Mahayana Buddhism spread over Tibet. There are islands of floating reed on Rewalsar lake and the spirit of Padmasabhava is said to reside in them. It is here that the sage Lomas did penance in devotion to Lord Shiva, and the Sikh Guru Gobind Singh also resided here for one month.

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  • Copyright: vijay sharma (sharma_vijay) (13)
  • Genre: Lieux
  • Medium: Couleur
  • Date Taken: 2009-06-03
  • Categories: Nature
  • Camera: Sony A200
  • Exposition: f/20.0, 1/100 secondes
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  • Date Submitted: 2010-10-17 22:53
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