പഞ്ചകേദാരങ്ങളും സ്വർഗാരോഹിണിയും | Swami PanchaKailasi | Kaumudy
For Hindu Pilgrims seeking salvation and pay reverence to their lord, the 5 Kailash Yatras is perhaps one of the most significant as well as arduous calling. The 5 Kailash Yatras entails long pilgrimages to 5 holy sites in upper reaches of Himalayas to seek the blessing of Lord Shiva who, as per the Hindu scriptures and legends, is supposedly reside on the holy mountain peaks.
Mount Kailash is the most sacred peak of Asia, Located in the far west corner of Tibet. The beauty of the 6638 meters high peak, which looks like a symmetrical cone shaped ice, is echoed in various mythological and literary works.
The surroundings include the beautiful Mansarovar Lake as well as the huge Gurla Mandata which culminates at 7728 meters high. Every year, thousands of people circumambulate Mount Kailash on foot, which is considered as a holy ritual to bring fortune. The path around Mount Kailash is 52 kilometers long.