Kailash Mansarovar Yatra
Mount Kailash is locate near Mansarovar lake and lake Rakshastal. The mountain is known as Kailasa in Sanskrit. The Tibetan name for the mountain is Gangs Rin-po-che. According to Hinduism, Shiva resided at the Acme of a mountain named Kailāsa, where he sat in a state of meditation along with his wife Pārvatī. He is believed to be the founder of Yoga and so is named as “Adi-Yogi”. Kailash Mansarovar Yatra has sacred belief for many Religions such as Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism. Vajrayana Buddhists believe that Mount Kailash is the home of the Buddha Cakrasaṃvara. Every year Thousands of pilgrims make their way to Mount Kailash for good fortune in their Life. The path pilgrims travel around around Mansarovar is 52km. Many people believe that entire walk around the path or Kailash sould be completed in a single day which is not an easy task. A person having good health and stamina can do treking in 15 hours. Altitute sickness, vomiting and uneven terrain are few complications faced by pilgrims. It is believed that starways of Mount Kailash leads to Heaven. This yatra is not a destination but a kind of journey beyond all form of human imagination. Conquering formidable peaks, walking along arduous terrains, a sense of isolation envelopes you on more instances than one during this expedition. Overcoming this emotional upheaval while being constantly challenged physically, you return home a winner beaming with invincibility.
The first step to Kailash Mansarovar Yatra begins at Kathmandu where we offer prayers at Pashupatinath and Budhanilkanth Temples to seek strength for the next 13 days. The prime reason that drives people to take this demanding sojourn is the Lake Manasarovar Parikrama in which you circumambulate around the mountain to wash away all your sins. This place is also known to be the gateway to Nirvana or Moksha. Deem 70% of this ritual complete once you reach the highest glacial lake near Mount Kailash, Lake Manasarovar.
What is the best time to visit Mansarovar?
The best time to visit Mount Kailash is between May to September. The weather is comparatively fine and visibility is good during this time. Temperature, however, is fine during the day time and cold at night hours.
In which country is Kailash Mansarovar ?
Kailash Mansarovar is located just north of Lake Rakshastal and Lake Manasarowar, one of the holiest lakes in various religions, the lake attracts pilgrims from Tibet, India and many other countries.