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Kailash Mansarovar (Manasarovar) is a holy place in Tibet. Tibet (Tibetan: བོད་, Bod, pronounced pö in Lhasa dialect; Chinese: 西藏, pinyin: Xīzàng; older spelling Thibet) is a region and former independent country in Central Asia and the home of the Tibetan people. ...


The place is considered sacred by Hindus, Buddhists and Jains. This area is located north of the Himalayas and consists of the twin lakes of Manasarovar and Rakshas Tal, and Mount Kailash. A Hindu is an adherent of Hinduism, the predominant religious, philosophical and cultural system of Bharat (India). ... Statues of Buddha such as this, the Tian Tan Buddha statue in Hong Kong, remind followers to practice right living. ... The hand with a wheel on the palm symbolizes the Jain Vow of Ahinsa, meaning non-injury and nonviolence. ... The Himalaya is a mountain range in Asia, separating the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau. ... Lake Manasarowar (also known as Lake Manasarover, Lake Mansarowar, or Mapam Yumco Lake) is a lake found on the Tibetan Plateau near Mount Kailash and Lake Rakshastal. ... Mount Kailash (also Mount Kailas or Kangrinbogê Feng 30. ...


Hindus beleive that Mount Kailash is the abode of Lord Shiva. Lake Manasarovar is worshipped whereas waters of Rakshas Tal are supposed to be unholy. The Indus river, Satluj and Brahmaputra rivers originate from this region. This article is about the Hindu God. ... The Indus (Daria-e-Sindh, सिन्‍धु नदी) (known as Sindhu to Indians and in Sanskrit, as Sinthos in Greek, and Sindus in Latin) is the principal river of Pakistan. ... Brahmaputra The Brahmaputra is one of the major rivers of Asia. ...


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Kailash-Mansarovar Yatra (471 words)
Said to be the abode of Lord Shiva, Kailash-Manasarovar represents the Indian philosophy of Shiva-Shakthi.
The yatra ends with the parikramas of the Kailash Mount and the Manasarovar lake.
While for the Hindus it is the abode of Lord Shiva, for Buddhists Kang Rinpochhe or Kailash is the centre of the universe where their god Demchhong resides.
MSN Encarta - Romania (1012 words)
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