Kailash Darshan (A Unit of DNHC Holy Travels) Blog http://www.kailashdarshan.com/blog/ Latest Products Fri, 10 Apr 2020 18:54:10 +0530 en-us http://www.kailashdarshan.com Interesting things to know before go for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra http://www.kailashdarshan.com/blog/interesting-things-to-know-before-go-for-kailash-mansarovar-yatra_7018.htm Mon, 27 May 2019 14:59:25 +0530 <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small;">Considered to be one of the holiest places in the world for Hindus, Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is regarded to be one of the greatest pilgrimages for the Hindus. The myth exists this place is inhabited by the Hindu God, Shiva and hence it attracts flocks of devotees. </span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small;"><strong><a title="Tour packages for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra" href="https://www.kailashdarshan.com/packages.htm" target="_blank">Tour packages for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra</a></strong> are in abundance now as more and more number of people board on not only for the sake of pilgrimage but also for the purpose of trekking.</span><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small;">Yet this Hindu pilgrimage has many amazing facts that make it all the more interesting and worth visiting. Here are some few facts that you absolutely need to know before taking a tour package for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra –</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><strong><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small;">1. Religion behind Hinduism</span></strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong></strong><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small;">It is a very wrong concept that may occur to you that Kailash Mansarovar is just restricted to Hindus. It is indeed a sacred place but it also opens its arms for Buddhism as well. Lord Buddha is considered to be an embodiment of this place as well. Hence while you reach to this awe-inspiring place, be assured to find Buddhist shrines that dedicate itself to this religion.</span><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><strong><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small;">2. Mouth of River</span></strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong></strong><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small;">Another important fact that may be new to you is that Kailash happens to be the mouth of four great rivers, namely, The Indus, Brahmaputra, Sutlej, and Karnali. </span><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small;">The most amazing and interesting thing to be seen amongst these is that all these river flow in different and various locations (all four in four different directions). That is why this place is called the navel of the earth or meeru. Various Kailash Mansarovar yatra tour packages take into consideration to show this as an important aspect.</span><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><strong><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small;">3. Attain Nirvana </span></strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong></strong><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small;">The whole of the Mt. Kailash is believed to have a circumference of 110km. It generally is supposed to longer, but pilgrims take about a whole day to encircle in order to complete their parikrama. After which it is really important to take a dip in the Mansarovar lake and that will be the only way tour pilgrimage will be done. </span><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small;">Yet it is believed in the myth that if anyone takes about 108 parikramas around the Kailash he or she becomes probable to attain nirvana or salvation. The most ideal time to avail a Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage package is from the month of June to September. </span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><strong><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small;">4. Route</span></strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong></strong><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small;">Another interesting factor of visiting this sacred place is that it is situated in Nepal currently and you can easily go through the Lipulekh pass in Uttarakhand or you can prefer going from the Nathu La Pass in Sikkim both routes are accessible. The main criterion is that you have to be below 70 years of age.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small;">Kailash Mansarovar Pilgrimage Yatra has attracted people from all over the globe to come once and take a dip in the Mansarovar lake so that they can wash away all their sins.</span></p> Kailash Mansarovar yatra via Lhasa: A sacred trip to holy Mount Kailash http://www.kailashdarshan.com/blog/kailash-mansarovar-yatra-via-lhasa-a-sacred-trip-to-holy-mount-kailash_7177.htm Thu, 11 Jul 2019 16:09:01 +0530 <p><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;">Mount Kailash is the sacred place that is not only having a religious significance but also it is satisfyingly beautiful. Kailash Mansarovar is one of the most spiritual and an isolated spot on the planet and the Yatra teaches a sense of self that nothing else can achieve. Kailash Mansarovar yatra is an extremely significant tour for the thousands of pilgrims and travelers. Mount Kailash and Mansarovar lakes are the holiest and popular pilgrimage destinations for Hindus, Jain, Buddhist, and Bon. For Hindus, it is the place where Lord Shiva is enduringly staying with his wife Parvati. Hindus believed that their all sins will be cleansed on the pilgrimage tour to Mansarovar. Jains believed that Lake Manasarovar is associated with the first Tirthankara, Rishabha. For Buddhist and Bons, the destination is the place where their great Gurus meditated.</span><br /><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica;"><span style="font-size: 11px;"><br /></span></span><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;">Holy Mount Kailash and the lake Mansarovar are the heavenly places that lie in the Arctic Tibetan plateau in western Tibet between the mountain ranges of Gurla Mandata in the southeast, and Kunlung Mountain in the northwest. It is the toughest holy pilgrimage in the world and navigates through the high altitudes of the Himalayan Mountains in Tibet and Nepal. Travelers can accomplish challenging Kailash Mansarovar Yatra and fulfill their spiritual needs as well as adventurous desires by a journey via Lhasa (the capital of Tibet).</span><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;"> </span><br /><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica;"><span style="font-size: 11px;"><br /></span></span><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;">The sights and environment in Lhasa are very different and a visit to Lhasa is not just the visit of Tibet’s capital but it will give an opportunity to the travelers to experience Tibetan culture, visit the numerous heritage sites and watch the daily life of the Tibetans. Lhasa is the forbidden land famous for ancient religion, pristine culture, intricately decorated monasteries, gilt-roofed temples, and various other wonderful arts and artifacts. During the Kailash Mansarovar yatra via Lhasa, visitors can fly to Lhasa from where they can drive to Mansarovar and return via the same route. There are many tour operators who are instrumental in offering packages for Kailash Mansarovar yatra via Lhasa and indulged in offering a high-quality service during the trip to fulfill the traveler’s spiritual quest.</span><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;"> </span><br /><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica;"><span style="font-size: 11px;"><br /></span></span><span style="font-size: small;"><strong><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica;">Places to cover during Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Lhasa: -</span></strong></span><br /><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica;"><span style="font-size: 11px;"><br /></span></span><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;">The journey begins with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa flying over Everest and it is the easiest and simplest ways to reach Kailash Mansarovar. The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Lhasa covers major cultural sites of Lhasa, Shigatse, Gyantse, and pilgrimage site Kailash Mansarovar. The major highlights of this trip around Lhasa are Sera monastery, Norbulingka Palace, Potala Palace, Tibetan traditional Barkhor square, Jokhang temple, Tashilampo monastery in Shigatse and most religious Lake Yamdrok on the way driving in Gyantse to Shigatse. This trip also allows the travelers to drive through some of the cultural richest Tibetan towns to reach Kailash region and Mansarovar Lake. From Lake Mansarovar, travelers can drive to Yama Dwar. Travelers can trek to Dirapuk (the North Face of Mt. Kailash) and can cross Dolma-La Pass. Travelers can also visit places like holy Lake Gauri Kunda, Zuthulphuk, and Dongba. Even though Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Lhasa is one of the easiest ways to reach Kailash Mansarovar, it is graded as a difficult trek and good cardiovascular fitness is a must for it.</span><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;"> </span><br /><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica;"><span style="font-size: 11px;"><br /></span></span><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;">Thus it is concluded that Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Lhasa is the perfect blend of adventure and pilgrimage as well as cultural and natural exploration. This trip is a great experience that let the travelers visit most important Tibetan sites followed by an expedition of sacred Lake Mansarovar and Mount Kailash.</span><br /><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica;"><span style="font-size: 11px;"><br /></span></span><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;">Accomplish your spiritual satisfaction by taking a package for <strong><a title="Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Lhasa" href="https://www.kailashdarshan.com/tour-packages/kailash-mansarovar-yatra-via-lahasaex-kathmandu-14d13n.htm" target="_blank">Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Lhasa</a></strong>!</span></p> Soothe your soul by booking Kailash Mansaroval Yatra http://www.kailashdarshan.com/blog/soothe-your-soul-by-booking-kailash-mansaroval-yatra_8440.htm Thu, 19 Mar 2020 17:21:43 +0530 <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small;">Revered for its religious values and cultural significance, Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is undertaken by thousands of pilgrims every year from every part of the globe. The Kailash Manasarovar Yatra comprises of two main things: doing parikramas of mount Kailash peak and either taking a dip or drinking the water of the nearby Lake Mansarovar, the most sacred lake in Tibet. Situated at an elevation of 21,788 feet, Kailash Mansarovar Yatra involves a gruelling trek through the terrains and hostile weather conditions. The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is beyond an adventurous expedition, it’s a journey of your soul and mind.</span><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><strong><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small;">Significance of Mount Kailash d Lake Mansarovar:</span></strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong></strong><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small;">Situated in the South-West of Tibetan autonomous region of China, Mount Kailash, is known to be the sacred adobe of Hindu god Lord Shiva. It is one of the most popular and visited pilgrimage destination not only for Hindus but also for Buddhists, Jains and Bons. As per legends, performing parikrama or walking around Mount Kailash peak opens the door to obtain ultimate salvation for pilgrims by relieving them from their sins.</span><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small;">Situated at the foothills of the sacred Mount Kailash, Lake Mansarovar symbolises purity and has great importance in Hindu mythology. It is said that one who takes a dip or drinks the holy water of this lake will be relieved from his sins of last 100 lifetimes and attain salvation after death. Known as one of the largest freshwater lakes in the word, Mansarovar is also believed to change colours.</span><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small;">Open for devotees between the age group of 18-70, Kailash Mansarovar yatra can be done on foot or using Land Cruiser, Ac buses, and helicopters. You can either pre-book the yatra on the official website of Ministry of External Affairs or can opt for a suitable Kailash Mansarovar package through private tour operators.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small;">When it comes to undertaking an expedition to satisfy your spiritual and as well as adventurous desires, The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Lhasa, the capital of Tibet is the ideal. It is a perfect blend of pilgrimage, adventure along with natural and also cultural exploration. Covering major cultural sites of Lhasa, Shigatse, Gyantse, and pilgrimage site Kailash Mansarovar, this tour package enables travellers to explore ancient Tibetan culture, visit the numerous heritage sites and watch the daily life of the Tibetans closely. Travellers can easily take a flight from Kathamandu to reach Lhasa from where they can drive to Kailash Mansarovar and return via the same route.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small;">Whether you book the exquisite Kailash Mansarovar package by helicopter or select a budget-friendly one from Lhasa, there are certain aspects that you should consider before planning the expedition.</span><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small;">• Plan the trip between June-September, as during this period the weather will be relatively calm and pleasant.</span><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small;">• Carry necessary medicines and take precautions to deal with altitude sickness</span><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small;">• As Indian currency is not accepted in Tibet, exchange enough cash before commencing your trek.</span><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small;">• Be well prepared for extreme climate conditions and take enough warm clothes</span><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small;">• Opt for a tour operator who is equipped with emergency facilities to deal with emergencies.</span><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><br style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: 11px;" /><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small;">Whether you are nature lover, spirituality seekers or adventure junkies, book a <strong><a title="Kailash Mansarovar Yatra package via Lhasa" href="https://www.kailashdarshan.com/holiday-packages/kailash-mansarovar-yatra-via-lhasa-ex-kathmandu-14d13n.htm" target="_blank">Kailash Mansarovar Yatra package via Lhasa</a></strong> to curate some intriguing experience of lifetime.</span></p>