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Mantra Inscriptions
West Sikkim
Sinon Gompa
A

 

 

Prayer Flags at Khecheopalri Lake #1
West Sikkim
Khecheopalri Lake is sacred to followers of both
Buddhism and Hinduism
B



Prayer Flags at Khecheopalri Lake #2
West Sikkim
B

 

 

Young Monks at Pemayangtse Monastery
West Sikkim
Pemayangtse Monastery at Pelling is one of the
oldest and most revered Nyingma monastries
B

 

 

Mt Khangchendzonga - Full Range
North -West Sikkim
At 8585 metres Mt Khangchendzonga is the world’s
3rd highest mountain.
From Darjeeling which was within Sikkim prior
to the British Raj claiming it as part of Bengal
B

 

 

Mt Khangchendzonga - Wild Pink
North -West Sikkim
At sunset, from Pelling. The range is just visible through clouds.
A

 

 

 

Mt Khangchendzonga - Wild Pink
North -West Sikkim
At sunset, from Pelling. The range is just visible through clouds.
B

 

 

Mt Khangchendzonga - Blue
North -West Sikkim... from North Sikkim
B

 

 

Mt Khangchendzonga Range - Variation #1
North -West Sikkim
From Dubdi Monastery, Yuksom
A

 

 

Mt Khangchendzonga Range - Variation #2
North -West Sikkim
From Dubdi Monastery, Yuksom
B

 

 

On the Monastery Walk
West Sikkim
A



 

Yumthang Valley
North Sikkim
Sikkim is notorious for misty light
B


 

Near Yuksom
West Sikkim
A

 

Four Monks
Central Sikkim
In attendance for Gharwang Rinpoche
at Dubdi Monastery
B

 

 

 

Young Monk
West Sikkim
Dubdi Monastery, the first monastery established
after the consecration of the first Chogyul of Sikkim
B

 

 

School friends
West Sikkim
On the Monastery Walk between Yuksom and Tashiding
B

 

 

To School
Yuksom
P.O.A .

 

 

Grandmother
West Sikkim
Near Tashiding
P.O.A .

 

 

Mother & Child #1
West Sikkim
Near Tashiding
B

 

 

Mother & Child #2
West Sikkim
Near Tashiding
B

 

On the Monastery Walk
West Sikkim
A

 

Dusk, Yucksom
A

 

Clouds and Mountains
Yucksom
A

 

 


Friends at Lachung
North Sikkim
During Losoong
B

 

Losoong Festival at Lachung Monastery
Lachung, North Sikkim
A

 

 

Losoong Festival at Lachung Monastery
North Sikkim
With the inhabitants of the village of Lachung
P.O.A.

 

 

Shangrila...
A

 

 

the Village of Lachen
A

 

 

Bridge Building, North Sikkim
B

 

 

Chopta Valley
North Sikkim
C

 

 

Snow Leopard Footprint
Chopta Valley
North Sikkim
A

 

 

Brothers at Thanggu
North Sikkim
B

 

 

Mother,Father and three Sons at Thanggu
North Sikkim
B

 

 

Mother & Father at Thanggu
North Sikkim
The Village of Thanggu can be seen
in the preceding landscape to the left centre
B

 

 

Chopta Valley
North Sikkim
With the Village of Thanggu - left, centre
C

 

 

Chopta Valley
North Sikkim
B

 

 

 

Window Decoration at Dubdi Monsastery
West Sikkim
B

 

 

Window at Lachen
North Sikkim
A

 

 


Lachung Boy
North Sikkim
B

 

 

Entranceway to Phodong Monastery, during Losoong festival
North Sikkim
The apron on the woman to the left signifies she is married
P.O.A.

 

 

Chaam Dance at Phodong Monastery
North Sikkim
P.O.A.

 

 

 

The Musicians prepare to Enter #1
North Sikkim
During Losoong at Phodong Monastery
B

 

 


The Musicians prepare to Enter #2
North Sikkim
During Losoong at Phodong Monastery
B