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Kailas Manasarovar : An Odyssey in Tibet

Tarun Vijay

Published by Ritwik Prakashan
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"This book is an obeisance to the legendary 22,028 feet high Mount Kailas situated in Western Tibet. Also known as "Navel of the Earth" or Mount Meru as described in the ancient Hindu scriptures, Kailas is highly revered by Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, Bonpos and many other sects. "In Tibet, Kailas is worshipped with great reverence. Tibetan scriptures associate Mount Kailas with the enlightenment of the Budha, yogi Milarepa and Chakrasamvara the great tantrik Guru. The Tibetan names for Mount Kailas are Kang Rimpochhe and Ti-se, meaning the snow clad supreme mountain. To the south of Kailas is lake Manasarovar or Manas with a circumference of 90 kilometers. Parikrama of Manas can be done within two days. In Tibetan language Manas is called Tso Mapham or Tso Mawang. According to an ancient Hindu scripture the Shiva Purana, a pilgrim who has seen Kailas and bathed in the waters of lake Manasarovar acquires absolution for the sins of the past seven generations of his family. "The financial express wrote - Tarun Vijay is one of those people who undertook the pilgrimage to Kailas Manasarovar in Western Tibet. In this travelogue, written with verve and rhythm of its own and interesting clarity of mind, he relives for the benefit of his readers, every moment of his memorable journey, he not only brings out various strands of religion and culture but also provides a clear picture of the current socio-economic conditions in Tibet. "The cover illustration showing the unique and special reverential place of Mount Kailas in a Tibetan environ has been created by 128 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 38036

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Title: Kailas Manasarovar : An Odyssey in Tibet

Publisher: Ritwik Prakashan

Binding: Hardbound

Book Condition:As New

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