Friday 4 January 2013

Kailash Manasarovar Yatra 2013 : Meaning of Manasarovar and Kailash, Yatra Importance and Significance

Kailash Manasarovar Yatra is known for its Religious Value, Cultural Significance, Physical Beauty and Exciting Natural Environment. Kailash Manasarovar Yatra holds religious importance for Hindus, Buddhists and Jains and is the most sacred place on the earth.
Every year, the Yatra is organized by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, between May and September. The Yatra schedule, duration, Online Application dates and other related information about Yatra will be announced in the month of January. The Yatra begins from June 9, 2013 to September 9, 2013
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Manasarovar, Pure and Holy Lake
Manasa Sarovar is a Pure and Fresh Water Lake in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, 940KM from Lhasa. Lake Manasarovar lies at 4556metres(14948ft) above sea level and is the Highest Fresh Water Lake in the World.The word Manasarovar orginates from Sanskrit with the combination of the words "MANAS" and "SAROVARA". The meaning of MANAS is MIND and the meaning of SAROVARA is LAKE.

Kailash, the Mountain
Mount Kailash is a Peak Mountain in the Kailas Range which are part of the Transhimalaya in Tibet. It lies at 5500metres(18045ft), near the source of some of the Longest rivers in Asia: the Indus River, The Sutlej River, the Brahmaputra River and the Karnali River.  The word KAILASH derived from Sanskrit which means CRYSTAL. The Kailsh Mountain located nearer to Lake Manasarovar in Tibet.

As per the Hindu Theology, drinking Water from the Manasarovar and having Darshan of Kailash Mountain cleanses all the Sins of the past hundred lives. The Yatra holds significance for the Hindus as the abode of Lord Shiva.

Kailash Manasarovar Yatra also holds its religious importance for the Jains and Buddhists.