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List of travel related articles on Rewalsar Lake in Himachal Pradesh. Includes detailed descriptions of the various sites, pictures, and hotel reviews.

Hotel Lotus Lake, Rewalsar Lake

Hotel Lotus Lake, Rewalsar Lake

Hotel Lotus Lake is a modest hotel with budget prices and a great location. It is right by the entrance to Rewalsar Lake and has rooms overlooking it. Madhu had called in advance and booked our stay for 2 nights.

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Fauna at Rewalsar Lake

Fauna at Rewalsar Lake

Rewalsar Lake is home to a lot animals including Pahari dogs, monkeys and ducks. The dogs laze all day long around the banks of the lake.

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Walk around the Lake, Rewalsar Lake

Walk around the Lake, Rewalsar Lake

The lake is shaped like a square with the shoreline of about 735 m. It is held as a sacred spot for Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists alike. With water, woodland and high hills, it presents a variety of natural beauty.

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Zigar Drukpa Kargyu Gompa

Zigar Drukpa Kargyu Gompa

Uphill from the lake is the towering white Zigar Drukpa Kagyud Institute, with outsized statues of Tantric deities. A 12m-high statue of Padmasambhava is on the hill above the lake.

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Nyingmapa Gompa

Nyingmapa Gompa

The Nyingma tradition is the oldest of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. The other three being the Kagyu, Sakya and Gelug schools.

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Drikung Kagyu Gompa

Drikung Kagyu Gompa

The Drikung Kagyu Order was founded in 1179 by Kyobpa Jigten Sumg̦n. It is currently headed by two Kyabgon Rinpoches РHis Holiness Drikung Chetsang and His Holiness Drikung Chungtsang.

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Sacred Rewalsar Lake

Sacred Rewalsar Lake

Rewalsar Lake is a mid-altitude lake located on a mountain spur in the Mandi district, 22.5 km south-west from Mandi. The lake is shaped like a square with the shoreline of about 735 m.

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