The name could be a combination of two words within the Limbu Language that means ‘new’ and ‘palace’. In line with legend, the Buddhist guru Padmasambhava visited geographic area in 8th century CE, introduced Buddhism and expected the age of the Sikkimese autocracy.
A 14th-century aristocrat from the Minyak House in Kham in eastern Tibet received a divine revelation instructing him to travel south to hunt his fortunes. Today, this place is understood as the State of Sikkim.
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