Prayer Power

A high point during our five-day trip to Sikkim was coming across Buddhist prayer flags as well as prayer wheels everywhere we went. While prayer wheels are there only within the scores of monasteries that dot the landscape, it is the (mostly) white and colourful prayer flags that make the area seem very serene and…

Pilgrims’ progress…

Originally posted on sindhuspace:
Our trip to Sikkim was worth all the effort and money. At the end of the four days tour, mainly focused on the Buddhist circuit, we felt enriched in spirit, although weepy at times when listening to the soulful Tibetan chants. I do not much understand the meaning of the chants,…