Kailash
Inspire yourself with the profound feeling of pure reverence as you dwell upon Kailash.

“There in the north is the monarch of mountains, Himalaya named of divinity in dwelling”. - Meghadutam

Through millennia, Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar have induced a magnetic attraction in the minds of people of India, Nepal, Tibet and terrestrial far away. Hence, a part of it has already existed amongst us since time began. Numerous venerated sites are linked with boundless mystical practitioners. Elsewhere, it is the specific structure of a mountain or an arch of a river that stipulates the suggestion of its consecrated implication. However, Kailash is beyond description and retain both virtues that serve as a symbol of purity for all pilgrims around the world, creating divine merit.

A quintessential great mass of 21,778- feet tall, the resplendent Mount Kailash looms in the Ngari region of Tibet with scintillating celestial light. Asserting as a spiritual stairway to heaven by few people, Mount Kailash is a journey of discovering your inner-self to the minds of cosmos around it, perhaps evoking an appreciation of infinite space that constructs one conscious of a greater universe embracing the limited world of conventional experience. Or indeed, it is a path of virtuous deeds and sublime connection to your soul. The legendary mountain has been identified as a source of many imperative myths and beliefs, Kailash is not just the center of the universe but it’ s also one of the world’s most venerated sacred sites for four different religions- the Hindus, Buddhists, Jains and Bon’s.

For a pilgrimage that is located in the remote southwestern corner of Tibet, this supremely holy destination is seen by no more than a few thousand travelers each year. However, with many routes initializing and hospitable facilities improving day-by-day, Mount Kailash and Manasarovar have been drawing many people for its serene presence for innumerable reasons.

  • Kailash, also termed, as the “rooftop of the world” is a source of four expansive rivers – Brahmaputra, Ganges, Sutlej and Indus.
  • The journey around the base of Kailash is believed to relinquish the sins and additionally, acquiring a ritual bath in the sacred Lake Manasarovar, 20kms away from Mount. Kailash is set to renew devotees and free them from the immoralities of a hundred lifetimes.
  • Conferring to Hindu legend, the lake was formed in the mind of Lord Brahma, and hence, Manasarovar in Sanskrit means Manas (mind) and Sarovar (lake).
  • According to Hindu mythology, Lord Shiva dwells at the summit of Mount. Kailash, the spiritual center of paradise. The mountain is considered to be Shiva’s “linga” while Lake Manasarovar is the “yoni” of his consort.
  • Tibetan Buddhist concur that Kailash is the abode of the Buddha Demchok, who epitomizes supreme bliss.
  • The Tibetan religion of “Bon” which predates in Tibet, profess Mount. Kailash to be the religious center of the sky goddess “Sipaimen”.
  • Jainism’s believe Kailash as Mount. Ashtapada, the site where the originator of their faith, Rishabhadeva, achieved deliverance from the cycle of reincarnation.
  • No pilgrims climb Mount. Kailash, legend of all four religions deem that it would be a solemn act of profanity to set foot on its slopes.
  • The weathered path around Mount. Kailash is 32 miles, which is approximately 53kms long, trailing a pristine sapphire mountain stream along its way. Altitudes form a series of range from 15,000 ft. to 19,000 ft. at the completion of Dolma la Pass. Pilgrims strongly ascertain that circumnutating (walking around) Kailash will bring good fortune and harmony. This form of salvation around the sacred mountain is referred as “Kora”.
  • The circumnutating is made clockwise by Hindus and Buddhists and counterclockwise by the other counterparts respectively (Jainism’s and Bon’s).

Our dedicated team, reliable Sherpa’s and guides are effervescent to enliven your journey of a lifetime and surround every moment with a humbling sense of energy and relativity. Every devotee endures a passage of sacredness that reveals a transformation from ignorance to enlightenment, from self-absorption to oneness. Richa Tours seeks every being to come and be a part of this transcending and inspiring sojourn to Kailash!