Monday, 4 August 2014

About Kailash Parikrama & Mansarovar Lake

Holy Kailash Parikrama
Complete Kailash Parikrama covered 48 km distance and cover many small rang of mountain. Holy Parikrama starts from Darchen which is located at the feet of  Holy Kailash Mountain. I we go from west part of Darchen, then we pass Nandi Cavas, Sersuna, and flag pole Tarbo. Next spot age from Sersuna is Nyanari Gompa and west side of Kailash Parvat is visible from here. A little forward of Nyanari Gompa is Desphu Gompa, on the banks of Lha-chu River. It is located at 16,400 ft above sea level. Full view of Kailash Parvat is visible from here.

Holy Mansarovar Lake

Lake Manasarovar deceit at 4,590 meters (15,060 ft) above at sea level, a relatively high altitude for a large freshwater lake on the mostly saline lake-studded Tibetan flat terrain. It is relatively round in shape with the perimeter of 88 kilometers (55 miles). Its depth reaches a maximum of 90 m (300 ft) and its surface area is 320 square kilometers (120 sq miles). It is connected to nearby Lake Rakshastal by the natural Ganga Chhu channel.

Manasarovar is near the source of the Sutlej River which the easternmost large tributary of the Indus. It is nearby the sources of the Brahmaputra River, the Indus River, and the Karnali River (Ghaghara), an important tributary of the Ganges River. During winter, the lake water freezes to solid ice. Tibetan people cross the lake without any fear by walking across or on yak.

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