The Spiritual site of Mount Kailash standing upright at an approximate elevation of 6714 metres is no less than a spiritual satisfaction for thousands of pilgrims who are present here while participating in the religious Kailash Manasarovar Yatra. It is assumed that each and every person here visits this place with the sole intention of attaining the utmost Salvation or the Nirvana. The beauty of Mount Kailash is at its height and grace none can beat it. It has crossed the limits of spirituality among the varied divinity seekers all across the globe and thus, is ardently followed by millions. The Hindus, Bons, Jains as well as the Buddhists are the ones who cover up the entire population of this hub’s followers’ population. Each of these religions carries a distinct tale associated with Mount Kailash and thus, they know its spiritual significance as per there mind set and devotion.
Looking forward to their spiritual purification, abundant pilgrims take keen participation in the holy Kailash Manasarovar Yatra every year with dire interest. One thing that is common in all the four religions that follow this hub is that all of them consider Mount Kailash as the ‘ Epi Centre of the Earth’ but this mystery is still unsolved. There exist a number of spiritual, historical as well as scientific facts associated with the majestic Mount Kailash. Majority of them are still unsolved and the Russian as well as other varied scientists are trying their best to resolve these mysteries and are still hoping to reach some conclusion as soon as possible.
There are some ‘must-know facts’ which each and every pilgrim should be aware of and they are as follows:
1- The Circumbulation /trek of Mount Kailash & Lake Manasarovar
The belief amongst the Hindus that the journey to the majestic Mount Kailash is incomplete without the holy Parikrama i.e. the Circumambulation of the Mount Kailash as well as the purest Lake Manasarovar. The Hindus call this peak as the home to the almighty Lord Shiva and thus, the circumambulation is considered to be the most auspicious one. The whole circuit of the Mount Kailash and the Lake Manasarovar is approximately 112 km and is thus going to take 4-5 days for the completion.
2- Nirvana and Blissful attainment
The tall high Mount Kailash is continually acting as a definite spot for the attainment of Nirvana and the blissful satisfaction for the devotees who are a participant of the Kailash Manasarovar Yatra. This place, as considered by the pilgrims will free them from the continued cycle of birth and death. Drink the holy water of Lake Manasarovar and visit the other destinations during the Kailash Manasarovar Yatra and attain the ultimate Nirvana and the eternal happiness.
3- Heavenly abode of Lord Shiva
As informed by the Hindu community, Mount Kailash is known as the heavenly abode of Lord Shiva. According to them, the almighty Lord Shiva is indulged in the deep meditation along with his wife Parvati and his most favoured vehicle- Nandi. Due to this reason, the trip to Mount Kailash carries an immensely high spiritual relevance and is direly followed by thousands of devotees each year.
4- Book of several human beliefs and sentiments
The gracefulMount Kailash is a hub of a variety of beliefs formulated by distinct devotees belonging to different religions. Some of the beliefs, Mount Kailash is associated with are: Mount Kailash is the center of the earth i.e. the Axis Mundi (as named by the scientists), the heavenly abode of Lord Shiva, the devil and the god’s lakes and many other myths. These mysteries are still unsolved and the scientists are trying their best to bring a solution out of these.
5- Sacred Water bodies of the Mount Kailash Mansarovar and Rakshas Tal
The two most important lakes of Mount Kailash are none other than the Lake Manasarovar (Lake of God) and the Rakshas Tal (Lake of the Devil). These two lie next to each other but are separated by a thin array of mountains and it looks as if it is showcasing the distinction between the good and the bad. The Rakshas Tal is crescent-shaped and the Lake Manasarovar is round in shape looking like a sun.
6- Birthplace of the important Rivers
The mighty Mount Kailash is considered to be the lifeline as well as the Origination source of the four most important and pious rivers i.e. the Karnali, Indus, Sutlej and lastly the Brahmaputra. Thus, the majestic Mount Kailash is continually acting as one of the most important hubs all across the earth.
7- Pilgrimage and Religious location for four important religions
Devotees from each and every religion take keen participation in the holy Kailash Manasarovar Yatra, however majority of these devotees belonging to the four most prominent religious communities i.e. the Buddhism, Hindu, Jainism, and the Bon Po. Here we see and feel every religion of these religions carry their own religious tale associated with Mount Kailash but their belief of this peak is the central point of the Earth remains common.
8- Blessings and tranquil gift for the believers
Despite the Kailash Manasarovar Yatra is considered as one of the toughest trekking terrains all over the world, people from the nooks and corners of the world still, actively take part in the Kailash Manasarovar Yatra. It has been confirmed by the researchers, scholars as well as devotees who have already been a part of the journey to Mount Kailash that its results are really fruitful. Thus, naming the Kailash Manasarovar Yatra as the ‘Lifetime’s blissful rewarding Journey’.
9- Holy in every bit
Kailash Parvat is a hub of holiness. Each and everything that is present in and during the Kailash Manasarovar Yatra is as pure as a sapphire. Also, every object present near, around of while on the way to Kailash Mansarovar is highly sacred and carries varied mythical stories accompanied with the oral traditions as well as the ancient inscriptions
10- One of the toughest trekking route
Kailash Manasarovar Yatra is said to be the spiritual journey & is considered amongst the toughest Trekking Terrains across the globe. Thus, before participating in this tour we must ensure appropriate health check-up in order to ensure physical fitness
The subscribed Kailash Mansarovar tour is open to all the pilgrims for a short tenure so we must ensure the visit once in a lifetime and a buzz on the subject means Shiva is calling you with a highly serene & spiritual aura.