Month: September 2019

You Must Know The Things About Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

At the height of 22,000 feet, the Great Mount Kailash holds the holiest position in Hinduism. The place is a part of the Trans-Himalaya in Tibet. High altitude and remote location in western Tibet make this place hard to visit. Therefore, only a few thousand pilgrims are able to complete the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra every year. Elevation of 6638 m and prominence of 1319 m make this parvat really breathtaking to visit. But, it’s nothing for Bholey bhaktas, and the divine power of Bholey make them complete this Yatra with ease.

The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Circumambulation of Mt. Kailash and holy dip in the Mansarovar Lake, are the two main things to do. It is believed if you complete these two things, it will wash out all your sins. You will feel the real peace, and spirituality by completing Yatra.

The yatra can be done on foot and transportation modes such Land Cruisers, luxury AC buses, and helicopters. All age groups are not allowed to visit the place, and you must be of age between 18 to 70 to get to that place. This Kailash Yatra Package can booked earlier to get the permission from all the authorities. We preform Kailash Mansarovar Yatra through a private tour operator in Nepal.

Different Routes of Kailash Mansarovar.

By Helicopter:– The most comfortable route of this Kailash Yatra is through the helicopter. You can start your yatra from Lucknow and Kathmandu. This Yatra of Kailash Ji can be completed in 9 nights and 10 days.

By Road/Overland:– This route of Kailash Mansarovar starts from Kathmandu. It takes total of 13 nights and 14 days. In this route all distance will be covered by road on a luxury bus.

The Parikrama

After reaching the Mount Kailash, pilgrims may circumambulate the Mt. Kailash. Walk around a Mount Kailash is called Parikarma. If someone is unable to do it on foot, he/she may hire a yak or a pony from Yam Dwar.

Mythological Significance

The place is highly auspicious for Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, and Bon. According to the Hindu mythology, Lord Shiva, along with his wife Parvati, resides at the peak of Mount Kailash in a state of meditation. In Jainism, Kailash is the holy place where the first Jain Tirthankara reached to the state of Nirvana. The place is also believed to be the place where the Buddha, represents supreme bliss, resides. For Bon (a religion which predates Buddhism in Tibet), the entire region is full of spiritual power and divine beauty.

Lake Mansarovar

Kailash Mansarovar Lake is at the foot of the sacred Mount Kailash and about at height of around 4500 m from the ground. It’s auspicious to be there at the highest freshwater lake in the world. Located in Tibet (China). This holy lake occupies the prominent place in the yatra, and the yatra could not complete without having the visit there. It is believed that this lake changes color. Being clear blue in color near the shores, it changes to an emerald green color towards the center. In the moonlight, the beauty of this lake will surely make you stunned.

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Other Major Attractions

Other than Lake Mansoravar, some other attractions of the yatra for travellers here, are Tirthapuri–where you may enjoy bathing in hot spring pool, Yam Dwar–the initial point from where visitors start the parikrama, Gauri Kund–also named as the Lake of Compassion, Tarboche (Most auspicious part of Tibetan spirituality)–the flagpole with numerous prayer flags, and Asthapad–the holy bottom place of sacred mountain.

Medical/Physical Fitness For Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Planning for Kaialsh is one of the most auspicious things in Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and for all devotees of Lord Shiva. This holy place must be visited for at least once in a lifetime. Before deciding to have the auspicious Kailash journey, you must know about precautionary measures that must be taken before, during, and after the journey.

So here, I have mentioned some important points that you must remember before going to Kailash Yatra.

1. No medical certificate is required by the govt authorities though, but you should be physically fit to do this journey, and you must consult a doctor once before planning this.

2. Doing Kailash Yatra in a better way is all about how good you can walk on foot, and so if you are not so habituated of walking on foot, you are recommended to do some physical practices like daily Morning and evening walk of around 4 -5 KM, some basic Yogas, and Pranayams like Bghastrika,Anulom Vilom, Kapal-Bharti and so on. Doing such practices enhance your body efficiency to work better under the worst conditions, and so you may not have any problem when doing the travel.

3. Also, you should carry some basic things with you if you are planning to have the Kailash Mansarover Yatra. These things are:-

  • Personal medical kit
  • Diamox tablet (for high altitude)
  • Sunglasses for protecting your eyes from UV, which is especially strong in high altitudes.
  • Sunblock or sunscreen lotion.
  • Wet tissues for wiping off the dust.

4. For more comfortably, you must plan your travel with the help of the best online tourism guide because they take care of all your needs that you may need when going to this yatra. When it comes to choosing the best online travel guide, none other than Global Connect Hospitality may provide you the better services in tourism, and make your journey more comfortable and cheerful.

Doing the Yatra by adopting all the above-mentioned suggestions, will make your journey trouble-free, enjoy full, and you may feel the true purification of your soul.

Wishing You a Happy Yatra. “Jai Shiv Sambhu”.

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