Mt.Kailash of the Gandise Mountains is one of the holiest Moutain of the whole of Asia. A remote but majestic Mt.Kailash is also an important pilgrimage site for the Hindu, Buddhist, Jain and Bon religions. In an elevation of 6656 meters, Mt.Kailash has distinct four beautiful snow-covered sides. Standing tallest in Gandise range, Mt.Kailash is the Nature ruler of these Mountains. A holy site where we can see the Heaven in our reach is surrounded by other beautiful gifts of Nature. Lake Manasarovar and Lake Rakshastal are near to Mt.Kailash which is a source of significant rivers in Asia. The Indus, Bhramaputra, Ghagharta, and Karnali are some of the major rivers from the lap of Mt.Kailash.
The Hindu People consider Mt.Kailash as the dwelling place of Lord Shiva. From the sutras of Jainism’, Lhexa Bahal the first on earth to be disjoint of worldly affairs live in the top of the mountain. Similarly, In Tibetan Buddhism Mt.Kailash symbolizes the Bde-mchol-do-rje and the Rdo-rje-phag-mo. In Bon religion, the Mt.Kailash is the home of all the gods. When all the religion speaks of a common belief, It’s most certainly true. It is because of these reason people don’t ascend this Holy peak as only the thoughts of stepping in It is considered as sin or Impurity.
Pilgrims circle around the mountains with their offerings to respect and show devotion towards Mt.Kailash. Pilgrims from Nepal, China, Bhutan and India visit these Mountain every year. Completing a circle, around the holy Mt.Kailash washes off all your sins and sufferings. All the pilgrims and devotees believe and perform rituals in the same manner. People also bath in the lake of Manasarovar to achieve salvation in their life. In the Tibetan year of the Horse, most numbers of pilgrims visit Mt.Kailash.
As it’s a severe Taboo to climb Mt.Kailash, No pilgrims ascend this peak. But you can enjoy the beautiful nature and home of god from a distant and admire its beauty. Similarly, you will experience some of the most spiritual and divine moments in the lap of Mt.Kailash.