13 Unsolved Mysteries of Mount Kailash


Literally, the meaning of mount Kailash is “Precious Jewel of the Eternal Show”.

Mount Kailash is the peak of Kailash Range which spread in Tibet and India.

Mount Kailash is one of the most mysterious and sacred mountains in the world which located at top of Kailash Range. It is the part of the Transhimalaya in the Tibetan Autonomous Region of China. Strangely but its shape is like the pyramid of Egypt and is also called as “Man made Pyramid”.

Mount Kailash lies around the origin of the world longest river of Asia the Indus River, Sutlej River, Brahmaputra River and Karnali River. Kailash is rated as the as the sacred place for 4 religions Bon, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

According to the Hindus religions, it is the base of Lord Shiva and his wife Parvati. It is considered that they sit on the peak of Mount Kailash in the state of meditation, that’s why the peak is rated as the majestic destination for attaining spiritual place and the door of Moksha. Here are the few unsolved mysteries of Mount Kailash.

1: Who lives at Kailash?

who lives at kailash - mystery of mount kailash

The Hindus consider the Kailash Parvat is the abode of great Lord Shiva and his wife Parvati. The Tibetan Buddhist believes that Kailash is the abode of the tantric meditational deity Demchog. Jains consider the Kailash as the site at which their first Tirthankar attained nirvana. All of them have a different perspective about who lives at Kailash and that makes this more mysterious.

The Tibetan, Hindus and Jains hiker from the world go over oh their holy mountain for revolving around it.

2: Geographical location of Kailash Parvat

According to some strange disbelief, axis mundi is the center of earth and connection between the physical world to the spiritual world.

According to the science it is on the axis of the earth and to keep all living being alive it maintains the atmosphere. It location is in synchronization with all other ancient monuments in the universe and earth poles. And it is located at an exact 6666 km from the monument of Stonehenge.

3: How Mount Kailash Changes Position?

Even though numbers of people tried to climb on Kailash Parvat but till now no one gets succeeds, because according to some strange theory the mountain keep changes its position for those who want to climb it. Afterward, many people journey have failed to climb its peak.

That is the reason behind that till 21st century no one reaches the peak of the mountain. Keeps changing position make it more strange and scary.

4: The Mysterious shapes of Manasarovar and other lakes

Manasarovar lake of mount kailash

The word Manasarovar comes from Sanskrit and combination of two words mans means mind and sarovar means lake.

This Sarovar is popular for its amazing beauty and the color of the water that changes blue from around the shores to emerald green at the center.

The Manasarovar lake is one of the freshwater lakes in the world but strange as well because of it round like the sun.

The lower lake Rakhast Tal is the devils lakes and its shape like the moon. And the other two lakes represent solar and lunar forces, bad and good energy respectively.

5: Time Travel on Kailash Parvat

mystery of mount kailash

Many passengers reported that time travels quickly around the Kailash Parvat which is not witnessed anywhere in the world.

Many Hikers have reported that they feel like their nails and hairs are growing quickly within 12 hours. But in the normal environment, the same growth of hair and nails takes 2 around week time.

In Kailash hair and nail grows in just 12 hours, in normal it takes 2 week time for the same growth #timetravel Click To Tweet

This is very strange, isn’t it?

6: Man Made Pyramid

man made pyramid mystery of mount kailash

Russian have put an idea on the Mount Kailash is that it could be the vast man-made pyramid, the center of an entire complex of the smaller pyramid, 100 in total.

This complex and furthermore might be the center of the world that connecting other monuments or sites from where the paranormal activates have been observed.

7: Importance of Kailash Parikrama

Kailash Parvat is one of the most mysterious, religious and scary mountains at the same time one of the holiest as well, the circumambulation of which has for a long time or conceivably numerous centuries remained a crucial journey, symbolizing the life’s phases of death, refinement, and resurrection.

Jains and Buddhist refer to this circumambulation as Khora and Hindus refer as parikrama. A single circumambulation is equaled to the one turn of the wheel of life and will clean away the guilt of whole life. But the circumambulation of Kailash parvat is difficult because the mountain is difficult to access and dangerous.

8: The magical Gauri Kund

Gauri Kund that is also known as Lake of Compassion, a water body which lies in transit while going on downwards from Dolma.

This lake is famous as Parvati Sarovar where goddess Parvati had procured her child Ganesha.

Goddess Parvati had framed her child Lord Ganesh from the cleanser foam of her body and breathed life into it.

Parvati Sarovar where goddess Parvati had procured her child Ganesha from cleanser foam of her body #unsolvedmystery Click To Tweet

According to Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism Mount Kailash could be the gateway to heaven. And Vedas also describe the same that Mount Kailash is a link between earth to heaven. If we consider the story of Mahabharata then Pandavas along with Draupadi are believed to have achieved moksha while trekking up the top, with one of them tumbling off before achieving the summit.

10: Om Parvat

Om Parvat mystery of mount kailash

Om Parvat is one more unsolved mystery which is interesting, as the snow falls on the peak and takes the state of OM.

11: Formation of Swastika

At the time of sunset, the mountain is said to cast a shadow, which has a striking likeness to the religious symbol of Swastika, which is rated as an auspicious sign by Hindus.

12. The Yam Dwar

Yam Dwar is one of the most prominent destinations in the Kailash Manasarovar Yatra which is situated in Tarboche which is 30 minutes drive from Darchen.

The meaning of Yam Dwar is “The Gateway of God of Death”.  It is also known as Chorten Kang Ngyi which means two legged stupas in Tibet. Yam Dwar is more associated with heaven and the soul.

13. No Mortals allowed to climb atop Mount Kailash

According to some ancient text, no one allowed to climb atop mount Kailash where among the cloud is home of Lord Shiva. And who dare to climb to the top of Mount Kailash to see the face of good will be put to death.

Facts of Mount Kailash:

The Russian Theory

The biggest mystery of mount Kailash is its Shape. According to some Russian scientists, it’s not a mountain rather than it’s a Man-Made Pyramid.

Twin Lake

There are two lakes surrounding mount Kailash – First one is Mansarovar or the God Lake and the second one is Raksbas tal or the devil lake. Many ancient text claims that Mount Kailash stands as the balance between the two and teach us that there isn’t any evil external to us; we are the evil.

Who Climb at Mount Kailash?

The interesting fact about Mount Kailash that it has never been climbed by anyone apart from a person named Milarepa. There are many stories claimed that mystic Tibetan seer and poet name Milarepa is the only person who successfully climbed atop of Mount Kailash.

Source of 4 Major River

Four most religious rivers see their beginnings inside 50KM radius and in four different directions:

  • Through west flows the great
  • Through south flows the great Karnali.
  • Through east flows Maa Brahmaputra.
  • And through north flows river Indus.

Place of Ultimate Nirvana

Jain claims Mount Kailash as Mt. Asthapada and believe that their religious originator, Rishadev, achieved Nirvana – State of Happiness or Another form of Moksha.

Journey of Lifetime

Mount Kailash is one of the most sacred places in the world and known as the Navel of universe. It attracts many scholars and researchers from all over the world. Mount Kailash provides a spiritual, enriching, unique and truly rewarding journey of a lifetime.

Here is the list of strange mystery of mount Kailash: So come; visit the abode of the Gods (Lord Shiva and Parvati) and receive their blessings! And share it with your friend.

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