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Gurudongmar lake

Once upon a time, hundreds of years ago, in the year 717 A.D in the mystical land of Uddiyana, a child was born. Some say he was came from his mother’s womb. Some say he emerged as an eight year old from a blue lotus and was then adopted by a king.Who would have known, that this miraculous child would one day become the reason why a country, as powerful as Tibet in the 8th century, who overran the capital of China and had installed a puppet emperor there would stop its aggressive military campaigns and turn into the most peaceful country in world history. This child was none other than the second ancient guru in Buddhism, named Guru Rinpoche, also known as Guru Padmasambhava, who tamed and converted Tibet to Buddhism and thereby changed the course of Asian history. Some say when Guru Padmasambhava visited India he came across a…

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