Kailash Manasarovar Yatra 2018
Holy Mt Kailash and Mansarowar Lake, center of creation & the Universe are as old as the creation. Thousands of Sages, Ordinary Mortals, Philosophers
and even Gods had submerged in the blissful trance at the very sight of this divine grandeur. It is the MERU, SUMERU, SUSHUMNA, HEMADRI (Golden
Mountain), RATNASANU (Jewel Peak), KARNIKACHALA (Lotus Mountain),AMARADRI, DEVA PARVATHA (Summit of Gods),GANAPARVATHA, AJATADRI (Silver Mountain). Regarded as SWAYAMBHU, the self-created one, everythingis said to emanate from here and finally returns here. Mind is the knot tying consciousness and matter-that is set free here.
Famously known to be an abode of LORD SHIVA and his divine consort PARVATI, Mt. Kailash expounds the philosophy of PURUSHA and PRAKRITI-SHIVA and SHAKTI. The radiant SILVERLY summit is the throne of TRUTH, WISDOM and BLISS-SACHIDANANDAM. The primordial sound AUM (NADABINDU) from the tinkling anklets of LALITA
PRAKRITI created the visible patterns of the universe and the vibrations (DVANI) from the feet of Lord Shiva (NATARAJA) weaved the essence of ATMAN, the ultimate truth.
Mt. Kailash is considered to be the centre of Hindu philosophy and civilization. Kalpa Viruksha tree is supposed to adorn the slopes. South face is described as Sapphire, east as
crystal, west as Ruby and north as Gold. The city of KUBERA is also situated here. Ganga after originating from the toe of Mahavishnu enters the lunar circle and descends further from Kailash after circuiting it seven times and then ultimately divides herself into four rivers. The major rivers of Nepal and India originating from this area are Brahmaputra(Lohita),
Indus(Sindhu), Sutlej(Shatadru) and Karnali. Every object in this area is sanctified and each one is related to gripping legends. As one ascends through PARIKRAMA, one encounters holy peaks of RAVANA PARVAT, HANUMAN PARVAT, PADMASAMBHAVA, MANJUSRI, VAJRADHARA, AVALOKITESWARA, JAMBEYANG, SHAVARI, and