Bara-lacha la Cross roads from Spiti, Ladakh, Zanskar and Lahaul meet here

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Photo and caption by Sundeep Bhardwaj Kullu

Folklore states that there were two lovers,Chandra(daughter of the Moon)& Bhaga(son of the Sun God).To perform their eternal marriage,they decided to climb to the Bara-lacha-la & from there they ran in opposite directions.Chandra being active & smart easily, found her way and reached Tandi after covering the distance of 115 km.Soon Bhaga was found coming with great struggle through the narrow gorges to Tandi,where consequently both met & the celestial marriage was performed.Bhaga covered about 60 km difficult distance. Baralachala(16,040 ft) is high mountain pass in Zanskar range means summit

Location: Cross roads from Spiti, Ladakh, Zanskar and Lahaul meet here

 

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