Mount Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is one of the best pilgrimage destination of Nepal. It is the temple of Lord Shiva but it attracts many Buddhists as well as Hindu. It is located at Muktinath area. Many people used to visit Kailash Manasarovar Yatra for thousand of years. Despite many challenges Kailash tour packages are sold by many travel agencies and tour. Here are some points given below which you should know before you visit Kailash Mansarovar Yatra.
Why To Visit Kailash Mansarovar Yatra
There are two parikrama which includes Mount Kailash and Its charan sparsh (touching feet) while another is Lake Mansarovar and performing holy deep in water. This both parikrama is considered as the most highlights of Kailash manasarovar yatra.
Parikrama at Kailash Mansarovar Yatra
The Parikrama at Kailash Mansarovar Yatra can be taken as inner parikrama and outer parikrama where inner parikrama takes you around the Nandi Parvat and outer parikrama takes you to Mount Kailash
Best Time To Take Bath
Early in the morning arrround 3-5 am is believed to be the best time to take bath which is also called Bramamuhurata- time of gods. One parikrama at Kailash Manasarovar Yatra is believed to wash away all the sins which one has done in the life time and if you take 108 parikrama then it provides enternal oblivion or Mokshya or Nirvana.
Hire Horses or Ponies If You feel weakness
The journey to Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is very difficult and one may feel weakness while walking so you can hire horses/ponies if you can’t walk or your physical condition prevents you from walking. Remember you must have to carry cash if you are visiting Kailash Manasarovar yatra.
Importance of Full moon
Full moon day is considered as the most beautiful night and most of the visitors visit Kailash Mansarovar Yatra during full moon day because the full moon looks sooo stunning over mount Kailash and its image reflected on the lake. Most of the Tibetan festivals are also celebrated at full moon day.
Connection Of Goddess Parvati
Gauri Kunda is another attraction of Kailash Manasarovar Yatra it is believed that this lake Kunda is associated with goddess Parvati. It is also believed that the spot where Parvati bathed often and gave life to lord Ganesh in a cave nearby.
Know about twin Lakes
There are also twin lakes of Mansarovar which is called rakshas tal(Demon’s lake). Many Hindu belief that good- bad, darkness- light, positive energy etc are followed and exist together in cosmic maya wave. Mansarovar is fresh water and Rakshas tal is saline.
Attraction For Buddhist
Buddhist believe that Maya took bath at Mansarovar taal before giving birth to Lord Gautam Buddha that’s why many Buddhist visit there as at Kailash Mansarovar. Rishabhnath the central figure of Jainism is believed to have attained salvation here.
Rishabhnath the central figure of Jainism is believed to have attained salvation here.
May to October is considered as the best time for mount Kailash Manasoravar yatra. Temperature of Kailash Manasarovar reached -5 degree centigrade at night to 30 degree in day. It’s very windy in this region.
Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is the best pilgrim to travel but you have to quit smoking as well as alcohol and should be physically fit to travel there. It is believed that only a person who is free of all sins can only complete the ordeal that’s why Mount Kailash has not been conquered till date whoever attempt to climb at top will fall ill. Legends believes that the entire Kailash Mountain is made up of precious gems with its four faces made of lapis lazuli, ruby, crystal and gold. Overall we can say that Kailash Manasarovar Yatra is the best pilgrims tour which you should visit once in your life. There are many travel company which will lead you to the destination tour of Kailash Mansarovar yatra so read all the above points why you should visit Mount Kailash Mansarovar and things you should know before visit and make your plan to visit there.