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About Mount Kailash

Mt. Kailash

Kailash means 'Saint of Snow Mountain'. The home of lord Shiva and goddess Parvati is Kailash and Manasarovar as per belief of Hindus. These two mountains are much appreciated by the gadabout and this is the oldest formation. Kailash Manasarovar Yatra Group Tour takes place every year by million pilgrims from across throughout the world. Pilgrim have a thought that journey of Kailash will bring good fortune in their next generations and help them achieve improvement.
Mt. Kailash is the supreme peak in the huge gangliest mountain range with an altitude over 6,900 meters (21954 ft.). The peak is very pointed and looks like a pyramid piercing the sky.
The virtuous Mountain of Tibet, trekking around the holy mountain—a part of its official park—has to be done on foot, pony or yak, taking some three days of trekking starting from a height of around 15,700 ft (4,700 m) past the Tarboche (flagpole) to cross the Drölma pass 18,6 00 ft (5,800 m), and encamping for two nights en route. First, near the meadow of Dirapuk, some 2 to 3 km (1.3 to 1.8 mi) before the pass and second, after crossing the pass and going downhill as far as possible (viewing Gauri Kund in the distance) and Second, Zhulthulphuk.

Religious significance

In Hinduism
Hindu believes that Lord Shiva, the destroyer of ignorance he sits in a state of stagnant mausoleum along with his wife Pārvatī and with two sons, which is called as the mighty mountain Kailash. As per the presentment in Vishnu Purana of the mountain states that its four faces are made of crystal, ruby, gold, and lapis lazuli. It is a pole of the cosmos and is situated at the center of six mountain ranges symbolizing a lotus.

In Jainism
In the Jainism Mount Kailash also called Sumeru or Meru Parvat. As ashtapada mountain is the next to Mt. Kailash, is the place where the first Jain Tirthankar, Rishabhdev, attained Nirvana/moksa.

In Buddhism
All Tantric Buddhists declare that Mount Kailash is the dwelling of the Buddha Demchok, who describe supreme bliss. There are promiscuous sites in the region allied with Guru Rinpoche (Padmasambhava), whose tantric practices in holy sites around Tibet are credited with finally establishing Buddhism as the main religion of the country in the 7th–8th century CE.


About Lake Manasarovar

It lies concerning 20 km (12.40 mi.) southeast of Mt. Kailash. The name originates from a story that Buddhism wins a victory against Bon in a religious match beside the lake. It is the same 'Jade Pool of Western Kingdom' described by the high monk Xuanzang of the Tang Dynasty (619-906) in his Westward Diary.

The elevation of the lake is about 4,557 meters (15,064.28 ft.), making it one of the highest fresh water lakes in the world. The water is very transparent and bright. The Hindu legend has that it is the amrita anatomical all one's sins to be washed as well as any concerns or ideas that by the great Lord Brahma inappropriate Many of pilgrims bathe in Lake Manasarovar for purification of the heart and soul and take some water back as a gift to their relatives and friends. The surrounding area is the point of origin for India's two most famous rivers, the Indus and the Ganges.

Parikrama around Lake Manasarovar the lake also has gathering value for the Tibetan and eternally follows clockwise. There are lots of temples along the way, the two most famous being the Chugu and the Jiwu.

Tips: Parikrama around Lake Manasarovar one circle takes about 5 – 6 hours, 90 km. (55.92 mi.) by Jeep or Bus. Wading in the cold steams along the way is not so challenging.


About Muktinath Temple

Situated at altitude of 3,820 meters (12,189 feet) Behind the temple is a semi-circular wall with 108 stone faucets at a height of seven feet, Muktinath is a highly venerated sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists.

According to the Hinduism, Muktinath temple know as Mukti Kshetra, which literally means "place of moksha or liberation " and it is one of the most pristine temples of the God Vishnu and the Vaishnava tradition in Nepal. It is also one of the 51 Shakti Pitha goddess sites.

The temple situated in the small place and its contain a human-sized golden statue of lord Vishnu as Shri Mukti Narayana. With Mukti Narayana, the temple has some unexplored images of Bhoodevi (the goddess of Earth form of goddess Lakshmi), the goddess Janaki (Sita) and Saraswati, Garuda (the mount of Vishnu), luv - kush (the two sons of Rama and Sita) and the Sapta Rishis (Seven Sages created by Lord Brahma). After right-down prayers and adoration at the Muktinath temple many of pilgrims, both Hindu and Buddhist, visit Mebar Lha Gomba, the small monastery of `miraculous fire', which is situated near the penetration gate of the temple. This monastery, dedicated to Guru Rinpoche and Inclusive a statue of the Buddhist deity Chenrezig (Avalokitesvara), is famous for its consecutive burning natural gas fire, which Hindus worship as Jwala Maa, the Goddess of Fire.


About Pashupatinath Temple

Pashupati Temple located in the heart of the town of Deo patan, in the center of an open courtyard. It is a square, two-tiered pagoda temple built on a one-tier plinth, and it situated 23.6 meters above the ground. Richly decorated by gold coating and silver-plated doors are on every side. Also called as Pashupati, Based on Hinduism on the banks of the Bagmati river in Deo patan, village located about 5 km northwest in Kathmandu. It is dedicated to an expression of Shiva known as Pashupati (The Lord of Animals). It entices thousands of pilgrims each year and has become well known far beyond the Kathmandu Valley. The temple is obstructed to non-Hindus, but a good view of the temple can be had from the opposite bank of the river. Gradation says it was built by A Somdev dynastic Pashu Preksha in the 3rd century BC, but the history says it is from the 11th century. The Friar Pashupati sect was likely respective to its foundation. It has gold plated pictures of guardian deities. Inside the temple it is a narrow dispensary around the shrine has a one-meter high linga which has four faces (chaturmukhh) dedicated to lord Pashupati, as well as images of Ganesh, Surya, Vishnu and Devi.


About Everest Base Camp (EBC)

There is no preferable adventure holiday which only for a real nature lover we are offering huge occasion of adventure, adrenaline rush experiences set against breathtaking mountain views.

Everest Base Camp is earmarked as a starting point for any climber to get used to high altitude conditions and detract chances of altitude sickness. The camp offers tent and toilet facilities with minimal amenities to primitive line. Everest Base Camp trek is located around 17,490 feet high and is doubtless not an easy challenge to overcome.





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