About Mount Kailash

About Mount Kailash

The place where the four parallel religions bend their paths to meet the holiness of this world is a place to visit at least once in this lifetime. Mount Kailash is not just a mere mountain of stone and snow; it is a cluster of belief, spirituality, religion and hope. And day by day this pile is getting enormous with its mysticism and splendidness.

Sitting in the corner of south-western Tibet, dominating a large part of the region with its magnificence, Kailash rises at an elevation of 6638m(21778 ft) which is among the highest parts of the Himalayas. It is not just the home of the four different religions (Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and Bon religion), but the great Kailash also has four rivers flowing in four directions within 50km of range. The great Sutlej to west, Brahmaputra to east, Karnali to south and Indus flows to the north. And thus the great Kailash is also known as ‘Meru’ which means the navel of the earth.

The Mansarovar Kailash is one the holiest place for the Hindus, according to the legends it was the place where lord Shiva lived for years and still. Shiva the lord of destruction and creation resides at its peak along with his wife Parvati in a state of perpetual meditation. The mountain is defined as the pillar of the world because it is located at the heart of the six mountain ranges representing a lotus. The Kailash also has a narrative in the Puranas which dictates that the four faces of Mount Kailash are made of Crystal, Ruby, Gold and Lapis Lazuli.

Every year thousands of people from all across the world make their pilgrimage to Kailash to bathe in the divine Mansarovar Lake which is located at the foot of the holy mountain. The lake has a circumference of 110km which the tourists and locals cover in one single day to get washed away from their sins, not just of this birth but of the last 7 births. And if they do it for 108 times, they attain Nirvana or Moksha or Salvation which in real term means one’s own paradise.

Around the great mountain there are many other places for the pilgrims to visit, one of which is the divine Gauri Kund, a group of 5 natural small reserves with emerald green water. The lake is known as the lake of compassion and holds very significant importance in the Hindu religion. It is said that the goddess Parvati used to bathe in the lake and here only the lord of good fortune the great Ganesha was born. Apart from Gauri Kund; Trirthapuri, Yam Dwar, Asthapad, Siwasthal and Tarboche are few other tourist destination near the Kailash.

The greatness of the mountain cannot be truly explained or understood through mere words. It only can be grasped by feeling the aura of the place inside the heart, which can only happen when you are at Mount Kailash.

By : Trip To Temples

Posted On : 10-May-2018

Very Smooth Journey To Mount Kailash

Ashwani Kumar

Om Har Har Mahadev! It was divine! It was mystical! It was magical! And the best part, it was, a comfortable and very smooth journey to Mount Kailash Bhole Few things command more respect hard work, integrity, dedication and the ability to follow through. These are among the many attributes we experienced from start to finish when organizing our trip to Kailash Mansarovar with Trip to Temple. This travel agency is an excellent listener and pays attention to detail; a lost quality in today’s world. I must say that thanks to Vikas Mishra along with his team. Our two-week journey through Kailash Mansarover significantly exceeded all of our expectations. To us, even important than a great relationship between the tour company and the is the one between the travel company's staff and their preferred services, like hotels, tour guides, drivers, etc. to temple provide all these services.

Highly Satisfied


We took the services of 'Trip To Temples' for our pilgrimage to Kailash Mansarovar from 23.05.18 to 05.06.18. We are highly satisfied with the facilities and the arrangements made by the Travel group. The guide and all other associated people of the group were highly cooperative and well-informed. Daily briefing was done to us and mandatory daily medical checks were also done satisfactorily. Everything from food to the medical facilities extended were par excellent, with a special mention of the food which was pure Jain food and tasted just like home food. The programme was very well designed in all aspects. We did not face any problem in stay arrangements except at Mansarover where we faced some problem as the bus had got stuck on the way and reached late. Mr. Manish of 'Trip To Temple' guided us really well and was very prompt in answering all our queries for the preparations prior to the journey. The videography of our entire trip done exclusively for our group was really a wonderful experience and the video was also telecast on Soham TV. We recommend this group's services to all. Thanks to Trip To Temple for such a rememberable lifetime journey.