Many Asian religious traditions regard Mount Kailash in Tibet as a sacred place. Millions of those who follow Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism, and the ancient Bon faith pilgrimage to the sacred land to complete ritualistic walks around the mountain’s base, making Mount Kailash one of the most visited sites in the region. A Tibet Kailash tour will take you deep into the Himalayas to experience the mystery and majesty of Asia’s most sacred mountain.
In Hindu and Buddhist cosmology, Kailash represents an earthly manifestation of what is revered as the universe’s spiritual center (Mount Semeru). To Buddhists and Hindus, the tip of Mount Kailash holds immense power, being the focal point of the rotation of the cosmos. Still in Hindu tradition, Mount Kailash serves as the throne of Shiva, while Buddhists believe the mountain to be home to Demchong, who is regarded as the greatest tantric god of meditation, representing supreme bliss. In Bon mythology, Mount Kailash is seen as sacred because the site is where Shenrab, founder of the Bon faith is said to have come down from heaven. To Bon followers, the entire region that surrounds Kailash is considered mystical, with the seat of spiritual power, being the nine-story swastika-shaped mountain, right in the center. A Kailash pilgrimage tour will help you discover how the mountain came to gain such reverence as a sacred site and source of the four life-giving rivers, dividing the world into four different regions.
Tibet Kailash tour is the perfect gateway to spiritual pilgrimages and life-changing journeys around the sacred mountain. Many believers of these ancient religions, as well as devoted upholders of their practices, go on these spiritual journeys to become much closer to the divine. It is said that a trip around Kailash Mountain wipes a pilgrim of his sins from this lifetime.