Mankhim Dara likewise well known as Maney dara is an acclaimed sanctuary having a place with the Rai group of Hindu birthplace. It is arranged at an elevation of 6500 ft at Maity Village in Kheselakha. It can be come to by taking a little climb from the Lampokhari Lake. The Rai people group is celebrated for revering nature. The most well-known fascination of this sanctuary is the festival of Sakewa Puja, which begins when the plants develop. Diverse sorts of dance structures are performed by craftsmen in the sanctuary premises amid the puja.
How to Reach Aritar
The airport Of Siliguri is the nearest airport to Aritar is at Siliguri. The airport is well linked to major Indian cities like Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata. International flights also operate to this airport from destinations like Bangkok and Paro.
The nearest railhead to Aritar is located at Siliguri. The Siliguri Railway Station is linked to many major cities in the country which include Chennai, Trivandrum, Secunderabad, Cochin and Guwahati.
The most convenient way to reach Aritar from within the other cities of Sikkim is to take a taxi to the place. It is just a three hours' drive from the city of Gangtok.
Mankhim Dara Temple / Mankhim Rai Temple,
Aritar, East Sikkim, Sikkim,
India, Pincode – 737133.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Peace of mind
Daivi Hyesa Gunamayi Mama Maya Duratyaya Mameva Ye Prapadyante Mayametam Taranti Te
Meaning -According to this sloka, the heavenly maya of God is very complicated, but those who worship God will be able to overcome it.
Balam Balavatam Caham Kamaragavivarjitam Dharmaviruddho Bhutesu Kamo'smi Bharatarsabha
Meaning -According to this sloka, God is the isolated and aloof strength of the controlling and virtuous craving in men.
Ye Caiva Sattvika Bhava Rajasastamasasca Ye Matta Everti Tanviddhi Na Tvaham Tesu Temayi
Meaning -According to this sloka, though the only source of satva, rajas and tamas (good, obsessive and dark) elements is God, they are not present within the God or the deity.
Tribhirgunamayairbhavairebhih Sarvamidam Jagat Mohitam Nabhijanati Mamebhyah Paramavyayam
Meaning -According to this sloka, the entire world doesn't recognize the eternal God beyond them, because they are consumed by the elements of satva, rajas and tamas (good, obssessive and dark).