Mysteries of the Kailash Parvat.
Mount Kailash, Lord Shiva’s abode and the source of the Brahmaputra, Indus, Karnali and Sutlej rivers is known to be the centre of the world and staircase to heaven. This sacred mountain is situated in the South Western part of Tibet at an elevation of 6638 metres above sea level. According to ancient books or scriptures, you can erase your sins by simply making a circular trek around the mountain.
Apart from being a centre for religious beliefs, Kailash Parvat also holds some biggest mysteries in the world.
The summit of Mount Kailash cannot be climbed.
Being almost 2000 metres shorter than Mount Everest, yet the mountaineers haven’t been able to summit Mt. Kailash. According to stories by various Hindu scriptures, Lord Shiva resides at the summit of Kailash Parvat along with his family and anybody trying to climb to the top can create disturbances. But the Tibetan scriptures mention that only Milarepa, a Buddhist monk could reach the top in the late 11th Century.
Mount Kailash remains unexplored till today. Rough weather, altitude sickness, deviating in the wrong direction and misleading trails are just among the few obstacles that have deterred even the most intrepid of trekkers.
Kailash is the centre of the Earth.
Mt. Kailash has been identified as the celestial sphere’s axis of rotation, according to various researches. It has been proven that the world’s greatest divine peak is the centre of the world, which isin synchronization with many ancient monuments around the world and the poles of the Earth.
It is the centre where ageing accelerated.
Somescientists who study the mysteries about Mt. Kailash revealed an astounding fact about it. They said that the mountain is a whirlpool of energy that lifts the body and mind. People who visit Kailash say that they notice have accelerated hair and fingernail growth than usual. This place stands to be proof of real-time travel.
The lakes resemble the Sun and the Moon.
At the foot of Kailash, there are two lakes- Mansarovar Lake and Rakshas Tal Lake. The Mansarovar is believed to have been created in the minds of Hindu gods and then visualised on Earth. This is the world’s highest freshwater lake, whereas Rakshas Tal, which is separated by only one way, is a saltwater ghost lake. One resembles the sun, while the other resembles the moon. The two lakes represent light and darkness, respectively.
There is an Om Symbol on the Kailash Parvat.
It is believed that Lord Shiva resides in the mountain and the symbol resembles his presence. The Om was formed naturally due to the accumulation of snow on the granite mountain. The miraculous impression of Om has enormous symbolic value in the hearts of devotees. It is believed by them that it is God’s creation that demands nothing but surrender.