As one of the three holy lakes, the Yamdrok Yumtso Lake is said to be the female
Guardian of Buddhism in Tibet. People here believe that it will bless and protect
them.Every year, many devotional followers in Tibet or from other places would
come herefor pilgrimage. Some of them start on foot and give one prostration every
three stepseven from hundreds of kilometers away. All of these visitors bring much
mystery anddignity to the charming holy Yamdrok Yumtso Lake. Overlooked from
the nearby highmountain, one could see the Yamdrok Yumtso Lake, like a holy
sapphire, set in thegroup of mountains. In the lake, are dotted several small islands.