This world is filled with materialistic pleasure & usually we forget to connect to our spiritual selves – we can relate and do self-study by introspecting our earlier decisions, gain clarity on future prospects or seek direction for our future & connect with our misdeeds or wrong decisions.
We would always connect with the Supreme Soul & COVID19 have taought us to introspect ourselves and for sure added the power to think on the lines that is graced by the almighty i.e., Shiva i.e., with Pashupati Darshan & The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra as prescribed in the Vedas – this is a gateway to Heaven by cleansing our mind, body and soul
The Region is soaked with the spiritual aura and Surrounded with the tranquil healing energy and quench our age old thirst with its natural beauty and mysterious shades of Siva . You may travel as a pilgrim or a trekker or just as a traveller – you would feel as a cleansed soul after you return back from the yatra
Kailash Mansarovar Yatra – with the history of thousands of years
This Holy Yatra is associated with pilgrims of Hindus, Buddhists, Jains and Bons, they have a believe that Kailash Mansarovar is the route to attaining spiritual salvation on earth. It is named after two religious’ sites of significant power – Mount Kailash and Lake Mansarovar. The full Yatra comprise of Parikrama, i.e., the circumambulation around Mount Kailash, and a holy dip in Lake Mansarovar. The faith of the travellers goes with the aspect of cleansing all sins and good fortune will come to those who visit these auspicious locations. The practice of visiting Kailash goes back to thousands of years which is surely trekking at high altitudes and under severe weather conditions .
Mount Kailash – Route to Heaven
Mount Kailash can be seen tall and majestic at a altitude of 21,778 ft, this is part of the Kailash range in the Tibetan region. This is origin and source of four sacred rivers of the Indian sub-continent – Ganges, Sutlej, Indus and Brahmaputra. The common belief is that Mount Kailash is the Pivotal of the earth i.e., Mount Meru and the centre of the entire world – The Axis Mundi.
Historical Significance inscribe – Hindu’s have a belief that Mount Kailash is one among six mountain ranges, that if combined together form the shape of a lotus. The location is home to Lord Shiva, where he performs yogic kriya’s and designate himself in a state of meditation with his consort ParvathiOther historian say that mountain has four faces made out of gold, crystal, ruby and lapis lazuli, that form the shape of a pyramid.
Buddhists firmly opine that the mount is home to Buddha Cakrasamvara or Demchok– An almighty with the supreme bliss. The most well-known legend talks about Milarepa, the only man to have reached the Shricharan i.e., the pinnacle point of Lord . It is believed that he battled the sorcerer Naro Bon-Chung, for days, for control over the mountain. Upon winning, he created the nearby mountain- Bonri and dedicated to the Bon community.
The Bons have faith that Mount Kailash is an earthly representation of the Swastika mountain from their religious texts. It is said to be the center of their spiritual realm – Tagzig Olmo Lung Ring.
Jains have this faith that Mount Ashtapada, closest to Mount Kailash was the site in which Tirthankara Rishabhadeva was bestowed and attained a state of liberation for his soul.
Lake Mansarovar also popular as Mapam Yumtso is situated at the base of Mount Kailash at an altitude of 14, 950 feet and is premeditated as the highest freshwater body in the world. The name “Manasa sarovaram” in Sanskrit is a sequence of the confabulation for “mind” and “lake”.
Hindus accept that Lord Brahma created Lake Mansarovar in his mind, before it infested on Earth. A quaff/sip from its holy waters will absolve and clean pilgrims from all their sins and after death they shall go to the abode of Lord Shiva i.e., achieve Moksha .
Buddhists have a belief that Lake Mansarovar is similar with Lake Anavatapta, where Maya conceived Gautam Buddha. It is also manifested in the Buddhist literature and teachings, as Buddha spent many years meditating lakeside.
Bons believe that the lake is having affinity with the sacred deity, Zhang Zhung Meri. It is also believed that the founder of the Bon religion, Tonpa Shenrab, immersed and took holy dip the lake after coming to Tibet.
Jains believe that the lake is associated with Rishabhadeva the first Tirthankara of Jainism, & Charansparsh visit passed through this holy lake only.
Many fascinating stories surround this natural and spiritual aura that has combo of mountain and lake. Through the progression of your journey, you will see how mythological books and various stories make a true form with the various shades and reflection of lake and hill . Once the Yatra is culminated you would feel how your perspective towards life and living is changed , you would become calm, composed and thoughtful like the magnificent lake and hill
NTP YATRA Team by virtue of more than three decade of experience ensure to make this spiritual journey as comfortable, tranquilized & yatri/pilgrim friendly as possible. We have served 1000’s of pilgrims and have come across several mindset who have there in almighty there own way & we ensure to facilitate best of journey and darshan.
Our every package is client centric keeping all your requisites in mind. During the Yatra we will be proviing accommodation in comfortable 2/3-star hotels / guest houses / mud houses (during Parikrama) with hot and cold-water facilities. Vegetarian meals will be served, along with air-conditioned coaches for travel. English speaking Tibet guides will care all the aspects of logistics on the Tibet side. For your safety, we will be carrying along you with a oxygen metre, which are used to observe the oxygen saturation in your blood.
The tour itineraries are meticulously planned in order to ensure acclimatization, weather & logistic facilities in order to ensure a relaxed and balanced tour
May to September are the best times to visit the Yatra, keeping in mind the tough terrain and comfortable weather.
Kailash Mansarovar Yatra on Full moon day
The mesmerizing aura of the lake under the full moon is not the only reason to plan the trip on this date , During the Kora on full moon is considered very auspicious There is a believe that taking a dip in the lake on a full moon day washes away all the sins of prevalent janama and help in attaining Moksha
Full Moon Dates on Mansarovar are as follows for 2021
2021 Full Moon Calendar
Full moon names date back to Native Americans. Some tribes kept track of the seasons by giving distinctive names to each recurring full moon. Their names were applied to the entire month in which each occurred. This is when full moons will occur in 2021.
With demanding careers and families, we know it is difficult to carve out the time. But a journey like Kailash Mansarover has to be experienced to the fullest. Our packages are planned to ensure best of the services and itinerary in a minimum time
We commence our journey from Luknow to Nepalgunj, Arrival Check inn at the Hotel into the hotel.
On day two we will take flight to Simikot The rest of the day is free for leisure activities.
Thereafter small helicopter to Hilsa, you and thereafter drive to Purang and have the rest of the day to relax.
Your morning will begin with a visit to the holy Mansarovar lake. This will be your first glimpse of the beautiful Kailash Parbat and Mansarover. Mount Gurla Mandhata and Lake Rakshastal will also be within view. (Mansarovar Parikrama by coach)
Post lunch you will head to Darchen, where the rest of the day is itinerary-free.
The next day marks the beginning of your Kailash Parikrama. After the drive to Yamdwar, you will trek to Dehra Phuk. The 7 hour-18 km trail is filled with cliffs, waterfalls and clear blue skies. (Kailash parikrama)
This is day when your will cross the Dolma-La pass, situated between two valleys, at a height of 18600ft. Once at the top, you can meditate and make holy offerings to Lord Shiva. Late afternoon will lead you to Zuthal Puk which is also known as the cave of miracles.
Post your morning trek, you will drive to Hilsa for some leisure time.
Your next day will be spent en route from Hilsa to Simikot to Nepalgunj.
Your trip concludes as you board your flight back to Lucknow.
With 10 Nights & 11 Days we also offer including Pashupatinath Entry Kathmandu and Exit Lucknow Tour
Instead of Lucknow, you will be beginning in Kathmandu.
Day 2 begins with a visit to Pashupatinath Temple which is one of the most auspicious temples of Lord Shiva and the seat of the national deity – Lord Pashupatinath – followed by a visit to Guhyeshwari Shakti Peetha which is dedicated to Adi Parashakti.
If you’d like one more magical day at the Yatra, you can opt for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra By Road /Overland Tour – The Route is travelled by coach ex Kathmandu and Mansarovar , Kailash Parikrama remain same as above with all the itineraries with minimum walk and best of services
We also have option of add onn tours –
No matter what religion you come from, this journey will welcome you with open arms. Whether you seek a religious pilgrimage or you simply wish to explore the stunning scenery, Kailash Mansarover Yatra will not disappoint you.
So, head onto to www.nepaltourism.net to plan your exciting and mystical expedition!