Both these lakes lay inbetwen the Kailash and Gurla Mandata Ranges While Manasarovar stands for day, sun and brightness, Rakshas Tal stands for night, moon and darkness. The situation of both the lakes near by signifies that good and bad co exist and it is our duty only to follow the righteousness. 6 Km long channel called Ganga Chu connects both these lakes. Chiu gompa is situated on an isthmus between both the lakes.
Holy Manasarovar Lake
GurlaMandata was the great grand father of Lord Rama. Since he did penance in these ranges it is named so.