Devotee or a non-devotee, this 400-year-old monastery,
guarantees you all the peace and harmony possible along with a sacred aura. Tawang Monastery is known as
Gaden Namgyal Lhatse in Tibetan, which translates to "the divine paradise
of complete victory." It is the largest monastery in India, the
second biggest, and the oldest in Asia.
Here the atmosphere radiates a feeling of patriotism
and pride for India. The memorial commemorates the bravery of the martyred
Indian soldiers during the Indo-China war of 1962. This war memorial is set in
the scenic terrain of the Tawang town of Arunachal Pradesh flaunting the valor
of the Indian soldiers.
is a high-altitude
mountain pass with an elevation of around 4170m or 13,700m. According
to a legend, a sepoy of the Indian army, Mahavir Chakra awardee Jaswant Singh,
fought alone during the Indo-China war, a tribal woman named Sela killed
herself upon seeing the dead body of the martyred soldier.
Sela lake, a twin lake at the top of the Sela Pass is
a heavenly sight providing a breath-taking view, the panoramic beauty is a
sight to behold. Sela Lake is also a sacred site to the followers of Tibetan Buddhism and
the people of Buddhism also believe that there are more sacred lakes in and
around the pass.
The Sangti Valley appears to be a graphical painting,
painted to perfection with mountains on one side, a village on another side, and a serene
stream of river flowing on the third side. It captivates the unhampered beauty
of mother nature.
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